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Be inspired by the Shrewsbury Arts Trail special exhibition

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Shrewsbury Arts Trail have curated an exciting and eclectic show which opens this Saturday (9 July 2022). Exhibits range from an early work by Turner, through to contemporary artworks by internationally-acclaimed artists.

Reframing the Turner painting: choosing the mount

Reframing the Turner painting: choosing the mount. Photo by: Callaghan Framing.

Exhibits include contemporary works by Jeff Koons, Banksy, Andrew Logan, Tracey Emin, Halima Cassell MBE and many more. Shropshire Museums will  be unveiling an 18th century Turner painting of Shrewsbury, from the Shropshire Museums collection, which has been generously re-framed by Jonathan Soden. Visitors can enjoy a mix of mediums and techniques in the exhibition, from oil on canvas to casting, lithography, ceramics, plastic moulding and textiles.

Jubilee Trail - local artists

Jubilee Trail – local artists

Exhibits throughout Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery include paintings by Angela Gladwell RA, on the Museum Balcony, and a display of paintings and sculptures by talented local artists in the Shropshire Gallery. Visitors can follow the Andrew Logan sculpture trail throughout the town, including  a visit to Shrewsbury Castle to see the dazzling Cosmic Egg sculpture.

Andrew Logan's Cosmic Egg

Andrew Logan’s Cosmic Egg

This unmissable exhibition has wide appeal for the whole family, with everyone invited to engage with the exhibits and perhaps draw what has inspired them!

The Shrewsbury Arts Trail exhibition and museum galleries are free to enter. The Arts Trail opens on Saturday 9 July until the end of August 2022. For related courses, workshops, trails and events, please see regular updates on the Shropshire Museums website:


Shrewsbury Arts Trail exhibition begins Saturday 9 July 2022 infographic

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