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Gallery News

PRIVATE VIEWS Jan-Jun 2017. You are invited!

'Ticket to Rye' - Richard Adams
Private View: Saturday 25th March, 11.00am - 1.00pm

'Rye Society of Artists'
Private View: Saturday 25th march, 4.00 - 6.00pm

Royal Birmingham Society of Artists
Private View: Saturday 13th May, 11.00am - 1.00pm

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Chair of Trustees' article in 'Rye News' online and his letter to the local Gallery supporters group

The link here provides readers on our website and those directed here from Rye News, with the text of the letter from the Chair of Trustees to a group of local supporters who have been meeting to discuss the future of the charity 'The Friends of Rye Art Gallery'.

Along with the letter, which was addressed to the convenor of the meeting, there is a heart-warming list of the achievements of the Gallery over the last year.

Wally Cole RAG Ceramic

Beautiful Silver Jewellery - for you?

Here is a close-up of some of the pieces we have in our glass display cabinets.

They are made by our expert silversmith artists and makers who will also create something unique for you via commission.

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Claire Fletcher's Book-Signing at the Gallery

Here is much-in-demand artist, writer and illustrator, Claire Fletcher, signing copies of her latest book and helping us to celebrate Rye's Christmas Festival, 'A Fairy Tale in Rye' on 10th December 2016.

Copies for sale in the Gallery, along with paintings and prints by Claire.

Claire also undertook all the visual publicity for the Festival.

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More copies of 'Black Dog' now available...

We had sold out of 'Black Dog - the Dreams of Paul Nash' by Dave McKean, (see below) but we have just received more copies.

Perfect for a Christmas Present - original, compelling, exciting and authentic by Dave and of Nash.

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A star is born...

Our Senior Gallery Assistant and artist, Carrie, here on the left, getting to grips with her starring role as Ugly Sister Kitty in Rye's panto from the theatre group 'Acting Up in Rye'.

Carrie As Ugly Sister Panto 2016

Spooky Window

Did you see our spooky window during Halloween and Bonfire Night?


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18th September 2016 - Multimedia Performance

Dave McKean is about to introduce 'Black Dog - the Dreams of Paul Nash' - an integrated arts performance with music, images, story, song, poetry and voice.

The piece is inspired by the experience of Paul Nash before, during and after WW I.

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