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Press Releases

Current press releases:

Picturing Faith: England’s religious capital to host major exhibition

Canterbury Museums & Galleries Press Packs [for Visits & Editorial]

The Beaney Press Pack 2016

Past press releases:

Grayson Perry Exhibition arrives in Canterbury this October

Only in England at The Beaney

STORIES IN THE DARK LIGHT UP THE BEANEY

CANTERBURY ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRUST MARKS 40 YEARS

News 

Proposal to consolidate the Museums and Galleries service in two buildings and to create an enhanced cultural space for the district at Canterbury Heritage Museum

Click here to find out more, have your say on the changes we are proposing and read FAQs relating to the proposals at Canterbury Heritage Museum.

Proposal to change opening hours at The Beaney Art Museum and Cafe

Please note that the above consultation has now closed. Thank you to everyone who took the time to give their views.

The Policy and Resources Committee will consider all comments received and make a final decision in February 2017, and points raised through the consultation process will be detailed in the Committee report. If the Committee decides to implement the proposed new opening hours, the changes to The Beaney Cafe will take effect from May 2017 and to The Beaney Art Museum from June 2017.