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Events and Workshops


Curator’s Tours
11am and 2pm
Tuesdays and Fridays
Student £12

In person Curator-led tours of the museum and artist’s studio.
Until restrictions lift there are 6 places on each tour.
Once regulations allow larger groups tours will be limited to 20 people for comfort.

Groups are welcome to book out a whole tour subject to availability.
Tours last 90 minutes.


Norfolk and Norwich Art Circle Exhibition
Wednesday 28th July to Sunday 1st August

An exhibition of drawing, mixed media, sculpture and 3D work from members of the Norfolk and Norwich Art Circle, to which Alfred Munnings himself once belonged.
Works are available to purchase.
The exhibition takes place in the grounds. You do not need to buy admission to the museum.

Private View
Wednesday 28th July at 5.15pm
All welcome

Be the first to purchase from the art works included in the exhibition.

Plein Air Painting with the NNAC
Thursday 29th July
All day

Members of the NNAC will be painting en plein air in the museum grounds.
Come and watch them at work or bring a sketchbook and join in.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Curator’s Talk: The Life and Work of Sir Alfred Munnings
Tuesday 3rd August

Join Curatorial Associate Marcia Whiting, for an engaging insight into the Life and Art of Sir Alfred Munnings. This Zoom Presentation will explore Munnings life story in conjunction with his wide-ranging subject matter including Portraits, Landscapes and Rural Scenes as well as the Horse Paintings for which he was so well known.
The talk lasts 60 minutes with time for questions.

You will need a computer or device with the ability to join a session on the video conferencing platform, Zoom.

Paint Up: Romany Encampment
A three-day painting event based around a Romany caravan tableau in the museum grounds.

Day 1 + 3: Artists of all abilities
Wednesday 4th and Friday 6th August
9.30am – 4pm
£75 for one day
£120 for two days
Lunch included

Artists of all abilities are welcome to come draw and paint the tableau in the museum grounds.
You will need to bring your own materials and equipment.
Tutor support available.

Day 2: Experienced and professional artists
Thursday 5th August
9.30am – 4pm
FREE to take part*
FREE to watch

An opportunity to see some of our best equestrian and plein air painters tackle the Romany camp tableau.

*Please enquire by emailing or call 01206 322127 if you would like to apply to take part on this day. Selected artists will be required to submit three paintings to a timed auction. Paintings can be worked up back in the studio following the painting day. A percentage of the proceeds will go to support the future work of the museum.

Bespoke Virtual Talks and Tours

Virtual talks and tours are avaliable to book for organised groups (minimum 10 members).

Please contact us: email or call 01206 322127.

Events 2020 images: “Side-Saddle Elegance” paint-up 20th & 21st August 2020, Sculpture Workshop: Horse Figure 27th August 2020, Norwich and Norfolk Art Circle Exhibition 9th-12th September 2020 and “Last of the Fair” paint-up 25th & 26th September 2020.