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What’s On at the Guildhall Art Gallery

The Guildhall Art Gallery is open once again with some incredible current and upcoming exhibitions for the public to enjoy.

First up is The Worshipful Company of Joiners and Ceilers running from June 2nd to July 18th. The Joiner Ceilers, a ‘Worshipful Company’ representing wood craft, joinery and ‘ceiling’ (the application and installation of wall and ceiling wood panelling) are staging a display of fine examples of their trade to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the granting of the Company’s Royal Charter in 1571. The free display includes masterpieces of joinery and carving such as the 1754 mahogany Master’s chair and the original 16th century Charter and archive documents.

Next up is Noel Coward: Art & Style running from June 14th to January 2nd, 2022. Noël Coward was a Londoner born and bred (in Teddington) who rose to become one of the world’s most famous writer, performer, and master of wit and style. This major exhibition explores the visual impact of Coward’s life and work, from his London theatre roots to the world stage. It takes a fresh look at how ‘The Master’ and his circle influenced fashion and culture from the early 20th century to this day.

Running from July 23rd to September 5th is Wampum: Stories from the Shells of Native America. His touring exhibition explore centres on a newly crafted wampum belt created by the Wampanoag people of Massachusetts alongside historic material from the British Museum, to explore the history, art and culture of the Native Americans who met the passengers of the Mayflower and ensured the survival of the new English settlers.

All tickets and further information available on the Guildhall Art Gallery website.