In 1912 artist Spencer Gore borrowed his friend Harold Gilman’s house in Letchworth, where he made a series of wonderful modern paintings. He would have known Hitchin Town Hall, and would surely have been amazed to be told that in just over one hundred years a detail of one of his works would be blown up huge to cover the front windows of the adjoining North Hertfordshire Museum. This is a temporary measure, allowing us to display the logos of North Herts. District Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund, as well as the main contractors. It will come down when the museum opens.