People and Places
An exceptional collection of paintings and objects highlighting notable People and Places in the Canterbury area. From legendary Baroque court painter Anthony Van Dyke to contemporary Pop Artist David Hockney, this juxtaposed collection of artwork spans an impressive 500 years.
Covering a range of universal themes through the medium of paint, print, pottery and sculpture, there is something to suit all tastes.
Portraits of notable local landowners, nobles, hop-pickers and Canterbury pilgrims adorn the walls, alongside captivating images of historic Canterbury and the Kentish countryside.
Children and adults alike are encouraged to ‘step into the paintings’ and recreate some of the room’s impressive artwork with an interactive dress-up activity.