Summer at Colchester Museums

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Visitors to Colchester and Ipswich Museums will soon be able to discover more about the towns’ natural science collections, thanks to a £87,255 grant from the John Ellerman Foundation. The successful bid will help support the ‘Evolving our Natural Science project which aims to raise awareness of the important natural science collections in both towns, […]

Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up – Triumph over Adversity

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I have long admired the work of Frida Kahlo, the Mexican artist who has become a cultural icon. She became an extension of her art herself, in the way she emphasised her physical features and also in her dress, favouring Mexican national costume to assert her political beliefs. Growing up in post-revolutionary Mexico in the […]

Artists launch latest work at Gibberd Gallery

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The Harlow Happenings exhibition at the Gibberd Gallery in Harlow will be opening with an intriguing display of artwork reflecting on the community and public realm in Harlow. The Gibberd gallery provides the county’s budding artists with a space to display their thought-provoking work. The Harlow Happenings exhibition is the culmination of a series of […]