Reframed City: Rarely Seen Images of Canterbury from The Beaney Collection

A specially curated exhibition, presented as a rolling large scale projection of over 150 rarely seen images from Canterbury Museums and Galleries archives. Viewers are invited to reflect on the architectural, social and cultural changes in the city over the past century and beyond, explore memories of the city and...

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ACTANTS – UCA School of Fine Art showcase

A mixed media exhibition showcasing the work of the School of Fine Art at UCA Canterbury. Find out how the artists have responded directly to The Beaney’s unique collections, building, and to the work of illustrator Gerald Scarfe; whose work is on display in the Special Exhibition Gallery (Saturday 16...

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Making Our Mark

A joint exhibition showcasing the work, and sharing the success, of recent studio art group sessions facilitated by Canterbury Art Studio (commissioned by the Live Well Kent and Shaw Trust organisations). Contributors were invited to participate as part of the health and well being programme with the focus on exploring...

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ICC Cricket World Cup trophy

Kent Cricket and The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge are delighted to announce that the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy will be coming to Canterbury on Tuesday 14th May.

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Meet Your Fossil Ancestors!

The human story began over six million years ago in Africa. Come and learn about how humans have evolved from our earliest ancestors all the way through to ourselves, in a one-of-a-kind exhibition put on by the School of Anthropology and Conservation at the University of Kent. World-renowned experts on...

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Private Event: Exclusive Meet the Artist Q&A with Gerald Scarfe

Meet Gerald Scarfe, Britain’s most celebrated political cartoonist, at our Exclusive Meet the Artist Event. The event is a part of our Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen exhibition and includes an informal talk and Q&A session with the artist himself, exclusive to Canterbury Museums and Galleries members and stakeholders. Get...

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