RPS International Print Exhibition 159
Opens 14 January to 11 March ~ Features work from 75 international photographers ~ Free entry
Launched in 1854 and now in its 159th edition, The Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition 159, is the longest-running exhibition of its kind in the world. This year’s exhibition features an eclectic mix of work by 75 photographers from 16 countries, carefully selected by a panel of experts, and will provide a fascinating insight into the range and diversity of photography today. Read more and visit
Somerset Sisters in Song:
Cecil Sharp’s Women Folk Singers
Opens 14 January to 19 August ~ Free entry
Cecil Sharp, a London-based music teacher, began collecting Somerset folk songs in August 1903. This exhibition tells the story of the Somerset women who provided Sharp with hundreds of folks songs. It includes a selection of photographs provided by the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, English Folk Dance and Song Society. Read more and visit.
Opens in March
A Fragile Beauty: Art on the Blackdown Hills 1909 to 1925
An exhibition of works by the Camden Town Group ~ Opens 25 March ~ Free entry
‘A Fragile Beauty: Art on the Blackdown Hills 1909 to 1925’ captures the beauty of this Somerset and Devon borderland in a period when the First World War was changing English society forever. The Camden Town Group initially painted contemporary urban life, but later they were drawn to the countryside, especially the Blackdown Hills. Read more.
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