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Swindon Museum and Art Gallery (Swindon MAG) regularly loans works to both national and international galleries.  Please see below details of works from the Swindon Collection that will be on tour in 2019:

Pallant House

Ivor Hitchings, Spring in Eden


Swindon MAG is loaning Ivon Hitchens’ Spring in Eden (1925) to a major Ivon Hitchens retrospective at Pallant House. The painting was purchased in 1968 with the support of a grant from the V&A and appears on the cover Swindon’s 1991 catalogue.

Creative Wiltshire: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire

Salisbury Museum
Saturday 19 January to Saturday 4 May 2019

Creative Wiltshire is a Heritage Lottery Funded project running from 2014-2019 working to collect and celebrate the art of the county’s creative people. The exhibition provides a unique opportunity to see pieces only very recently acquired by Salisbury Museum, including paintings by Rex Whistler and Wilfred de Glehn; bronze sculpture by Jonathan Wylder; and etched glass by Sir Laurence Whistler. Swindon MAG have also been involved in the project, and loaned many beautiful artworks to showcase the talents of artists like Joe Tilson, and ceramicists like Katherine Pleydell-Bouverie and Patricia Volk. The result is an eclectic and visually stunning celebration of art in Wiltshire.

Cardew’s Craft Circle

Pleydell Bouverie


Winchcombe Archive Collection Trust
Spring 2019

Swindon MAG will be lending ceramics by Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie to this exhibition exploring female ceramic artists of the mid 20th century.