Our current exhibitions

The BFG in Pictures

11 February – 23 April 2023

A touring exhibition from Quentin Blake Centre for illustration

The ‘BFG in Pictures’ is the first exhibition of work by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl’s enduring tale. Blake and Dahl collaborated closely on the final illustrations, and Blake himself selected 40 pieces from his archive for the exhibition, from which reproductions have been made.

Come and enjoy the children’s activities, and have a go at drawing the BFG!

Home and Away: Paintings by Barbara Heaton and Anne Parker

28 March – 30 April 2023

This collection brings together a number of paintings by local artists Barbara Heaton and Anne Parker. Their paintings reflect their love of interesting and beautiful scenes at home in North Herts, and on travels and holidays.

Barbara Heaton

Barbara has been a long-term member of Letchworth Art Society and regularly exhibits within the group. She has had two exhibitions at Letchworth Museum, one of which was shared with the potter, Abdo Nagi.

Anne Parker

Anne is a fourth generation resident of Letchworth Garden City. Her great grandfather owned one of the first houses to be built in the Garden City. She enjoys living near Norton Common which inspires many of her paintings.

Anne has exhibited in London and had solo exhibitions locally, she is also a member and has exhibited with, Letchworth Art Society.

This exhibition is in The Arches, part of The Terrace Gallery.

Upcoming exhibitions

Hitchin Art Club

6 May – 18 June
In 2023, Hitchin Art Club celebrates its 80th birthday. To mark the occasion, the museum is showing a special anniversary exhibition, including information about the history of this popular group, and works by members old and new.

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

24 June – 26 August
This walk through the experience allows visitors to immerse themselves in The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Little bunnies will be able to crawl under the garden gate, hide in a watering can, and see their reflection in a mirror pool, just like Peter Rabbit.

Past exhibitions

Find out about past exhibitions here.