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Georgian Exhibitions at the Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

Georgian Exhibitions at the Buxton Museum and Art Gallery

For two months from Saturday 9th September, Buxton Museum and Art Gallery will be showcasing a collection of Georgian Watercolours and prints. The exhibition will run alongside the Georgian artifacts collection, also displayed in the museum..



Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm, last admission 4pm. Sundays (Easter to end of September): 12pm to 4pm, last admission 3.30pm. Bank holidays: 12pm to 4pm, last admission 3.30pm


The Buxton Museum and Art Gallery| Terrace Rd | Buxton | SK17 6DA


Wheelchair friendly and accessible toilet

Exhibition – Georgian Watercolours and prints
Thomas Smith’s Prospects of the Peak District
In 1743 Thomas Smith of Derby first published an innovative set of eight engravings, all showing Derbyshire rivers. His engravings are some of the first to show the English landscape in the Sublime manner – as awe-inspiring and wild. These ‘prospects’ were immediately popular and were reproduced in magazines, instilling ideas of Peak District crags, caves and limestone formations in people’s minds. The museum’s collection of Smith’s engravings will be on display on the landing from Saturday 9 September.

Exhibition – Georgian Style in Buxton
In a celebration of all things Georgian we are exhibiting some souvenirs and artefacts from Georgian Buxton. Come see enamel patch boxes and ceramics, including pot sherds from the recent excavation of Buxton Crescent. On display in the foyer display case.
Image: Derby Porcelain mug with a view of Dovedale painted by Zachariah Boreman, early 1790s. Reproduced with permission of Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Derbyshire County Council.)

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