What's On

Ian Luck Lunchtime Talk Jan 2020

Modern Art & St Ives 1920 - 1985
By Ian Luck
Lunchtime Talk

Friday 31st January 2020, 1 - 2pm
Tickets £5 or £3.50 with a Kettering Leisure Pass
Alfred East Art Gallery

Complementing the 2020 Vision exhibition, this talk focuses on contemporary artists & references artworks from the Gallery's permanent collection.

Refreshments available from 12:30pm. Tickets are available to reserve and collect from the Alfred East Art Gallery.

To book your place, please call the Gallery on 01536 534274 or email museumandgallery@kettering.gov.uk. For more information about our upcoming talks, please visit our Talks section.

 

Film Night Jan 2020

Lucian Freud: A Self Portrait
Exhibition On Screen
Film Night

Friday 31st January 2020, Film starts at 7pm.
Tickets £10 or £8.50 with a Kettering Leisure Pass or Student ID
Alfred East Art Gallery

Refreshments served from 6:45pm. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. 

To book your place, please call the gallery on 01536 534274 or email museumandgallery@kettering.gov.uk

LT Feb 2020

Lotions, Potions & Dubious Cures
By Susan Copperwheat
Lunchtime Talk

Friday 14th February 2020, 1 - 2pm
Tickets £5 or £3.50 with a Kettering Leisure Pass
Alfred East Art Gallery

Find out if you can grow your own. Please bring an apple along with you, and learn about the 'pomme l'amour'.

Refreshments available from 12:30pm. Tickets are available to reserve and collect from the Alfred East Art Gallery.

To book your place, please call the Gallery on 01536 534274 or email museumandgallery@kettering.gov.uk. For more information about our upcoming talks, please visit our Talks section.

JB Feb 2020

Drawing Workshop
with Jamie Boots
Art Workshop

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th February, 10am - 4pm
£105 Full Price or £95 with a Kettering Leisure Pass
Alfred East Art Gallery
Subject: Tiger

Graphite pencil can be used to produce so much more than just a sketch. Using a pencil blunt or sharp, pressing lightly or hard and using a variety of tones, learn how to create the effect of fur and feathers, the texture of skin and the glassy look of an eye.

With the expert tuition from Jamie over the course of a weekend, you will learn and be able to practice new techniques to develop your drawing skills.

For more information about our upcoming art workshops, including how to book your place, please visit the art workshops section or call the Gallery on 01536 534274.

Leonardo Film Night Feb 2020

Leonardo: The Works
Exhibition On Screen
Film Night

Friday 28th February 2020, Film starts at 7pm.
Tickets £10 or £8.50 with a Kettering Leisure Pass or Student ID
Alfred East Art Gallery

Refreshments served from 6:45pm. Booking is essential as spaces are limited. 

To book your place, please call the gallery on 01536 534274 or email museumandgallery@kettering.gov.uk

life drawing

Life Drawing Sessions

Monthly at the Alfred East Art Gallery, 7pm - 9pm
£10 per session

Life drawing drop-in sessions are held on the third Wednesday of the month. All abilities are welcome. Please bring your own materials and paper - Models and some easels and boards are provided. No booking required.

  • 18th December
  • 15th January
  • 19th February
  • 18th March
  • 15th April
  • 20th May
  • 17th June
  • 15th July
friends

Friends of Kettering Art Gallery & Museum
Art Gallery & Museum Talks

Alfred East Art Gallery, 7:30pm - 9pm
£4 per person, FREE to Friends members.

Once a month on a Wednesday evening, the Friends put on a talk in the Alfred East Art Gallery. No advanced booking is required.

  • Church Treasure Chests by Angela Malin
    Wednesday 15th January

     
  • The Architecture of Shoes by Peter Perkins
    Wednesday 19th February

For more information on the upcoming Friends of Kettering Art Gallery and Museum Talks, please visit our Talks section.

archaeology

Archaeological Finds Surgeries

Monthly at the Museum, 1:30pm - 4pm
FREE

Have you found something that may be of archaeological interest? Meet the Finds Liaison Officer, Eleanore Cox, at our free drop-in sessions on the following days:

  • Friday 3rd January
  • Friday 31st January
  • Friday 28th February
  • Friday 27th March
  • Friday 24th April

A drawing of a house

Local History Tasters

Monthly at the Museum. 
Wednesdays, drop-in between 11am - 2pm
FREE

Join us for a brand new set of local history themes. These drop-in sessions will give you the chance to talk to our experts, get some hands-on experience of the topics and see if you would like to learn more.

No booking needed.

There are currently no Local History sessions scheduled at the Museum.

Old photos

Family History Sessions

Monthly at the Museum

Once a month, at 11am on a Saturday morning, local historian and professional genealogist, Andrea Pettingale leads themed Family History sessions to guide you in discovering your own family. Tickets £5 per person, £3.50 with a Kettering Leisure Pass. Booking is recommended.

Andrea also offers one-to-one Family History advice sessions which are £12.50 or £10.00 with a Kettering Leisure Pass per 30 minute session. Please note one-to-one sessions are available on the same dates, from 1pm onwards in consecutive order only. Booking is advised.

There are currently no Family History sessions scheduled at the Museum.