Museum
  • Museum open 06/04/2022

    Berwick Museum & Art Gallery is open for its 2022 season from Wednesday 6th April.  The regular opening hours are Wednesday – Sunday, 10.00am – 4.00pm;  additionally during the Northumberland school summer holidays it will be open every day.  Members of FBDMA are admitted free;  for other admission charges see the Museum website.

    The Museum has a special exhibition this season called ‘Of the Sea and Of the Sky’ which shines a spotlight on the rich diversity...


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  • More Museum days 21/07/2021

    Berwick Museum and Art Gallery is now open every day of the week until the end of the English school holidays (5 September 2021).

    Monday – Sunday   10.00am – 4.00pm.

    Current highlights include the recently purchased L.S. Lowry painting “Beach Scene” and Jonny Hannah’s exhibition “The R. Good Emporium”, inspired by a real shop which once stood on Berwick High Street.


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  • Museum opening 12/05/2021

    Berwick Museum & Art Gallery re-opens on 19th May 2021.  Initially it will open Wednesday – Saturday, but it is hoped that it may be possible to open on other days during the school holidays.

    One of the attractions which will be on display is the painting “Beach Scene” by L. S. Lowry, which has recently been bought for Museums Northumberland.  There will also be a special exhibition by the artist Jonny Hannah, entitled “Northumberland Folk”, and that will be shown throughout the summer season.


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  • Lowry in Berwick 12/04/2021

    When Berwick Museum and Art Gallery.re-opens to the public after lockdown, it will be displaying a painting by L.S. Lowry which has been acquired for Museums Northumberland.  “Beach Scene” (c1960) depicts the beach and sand dunes in the former fishing village of Spittal, and it celebrates Lowry’s long history with the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed. It was purchased with the support of Art Fund, the Arts Council England/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, and the Guild of Freemen of Berwick, and The Friends of Berwick and District Museum and Archives also made a contribution to the purchase.

    Lowry was a regular visitor to...


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  • Closure of Museum 20/03/2020

    Berwick Museum & Art Gallery has postponed its opening for the summer season until further notice, because of the current situation concerning the COVID-19 outbreak.

    The latest information about services in Museums Northumberland can be found here.

     


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