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What Exhibitions are on at the Gallery?

GalleryThe Alfred East Gallery has a regular series of changing exhibitions by local artists, as well as a permanent collection gallery displaying the work of Sir Alfred East, T. C. Gotch and others.

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Current & Upcoming Exhibitions:

Painting with Words

20 May - 5 August

Small Gallery

Taking examples from the permanent collection, we look into the world of literature and how it inspires artists to create their work.

Images from Home and Away by Roger & Nannette Whiteway

27 May - 24 June

Long Gallery

Both Roger and Nannette enjoy painting landscapes in the open air and then upgrading the results in the studio to finished paintings. Whereas Nannette prefers painting in oils and watercolour, Roger takes on a different approach and opts to paint in acrylics. Both artists are members of the Leicester Society of Artists.
Roger & Nanette

Annette Sykes
Brian Dion

Small Print International by Leicester Print Workshop

27 May - 22 July

Large Gallery

An exhibition of 150 mini prints made by 92 artists working across the region, the country and internationally.

Almost every printmaking process is represented including intaglio, lithography, relief, screen printing and digital prints.

Shapes and Scapes by Annette Sykes

28 June - 26 July

Long Gallery

'Observations' is Annette's latest body of work, capturing poignant, amusing and quirky moments experienced throughout her life.

Rendered in linocut, etch and carborundum, this collection will combine with her colourful 'Seascape' work to give the viewer a visual delight not to be missed.

Beauty of Light by Brian Dion

29 July - 26 August

Long Gallery

Preview: Saturday 29 July 1-3pm

In this exhibition Brian shows the importance of capturing the true essence of the day and to be as true to life as possible.

He proves that you don't need to travel far to see the beauty in nature as most of the images on show are taken within Northamptonshire.

Collection Connections

29 July - 26 August

Large Gallery

Another chance to see part of the nationally shortlisted exhibition from 2016.

Collection Connections seeked to connect as many of the artists within the Gallery's collection as possible, looking at social, professional and family links.
Richard Jarvis

Wildlife Impressions by Richard Jarvis

2 - 30 September

Long Gallery

A Wildlife Artist and Printmaker, Richard lives on the Leicestershire / Northamptonshire border with countryside and reservoirs close at hand, where there are plenty of subjects for the sketchbook.

These sketches form the basis of Richard's prints and paintings.

Animals, Colour and Light by Amanda Drage:

People's Choice Winner of the Open 2016

2 - 30 September

Large Gallery

Preview: Friday 1 September 6-8pm

Amanda's show is a collection of paintings and drawings based on the theme of Animals, Colour and Light. Amanda is drawn to the beautiful colour and interesting contrasts that occur in nature, and has really enjoyed putting together a collection of work that explores and celebrates this theme.

Amanda Drage

Kettering & District Art Society 112th Annual Exhibition

7 October - 11 November

Large Gallery

Preview: Saturday 7th October 1-3pm

With over 100 members, KDAS are back with their 112th Annual Exhibition.

Selected works will form part of this year's exhibition, featuring a diverse range of techniques, styles and mediums making this show appeal to a wide audience with something for everyone!

      Also on dispaly at the Alfred East Art Gallery:

         - Craft Showcase

          - Kettering & District Art Society Browser

Permanent Collection Displays

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The Alfred East Art Gallery holds a significant collection of 19th and 20th century fine art. Comprising works by many notable British artists and with large collections by Sir Alfred East and Thomas Cooper Gotch, the collection is a valuable resource for research and enjoyment alike.

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'The Exile' by T.C Gotch © Kettering Borough Council

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