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The Armitt Museum, Ambleside
Beatrix Potter - Image and Reality
If you think that Beatrix Potter was just an author, think again. The truth about this remarkable and highly talented lady is revealed in this exhibition. Told through her own words and images using material bequeathed by Beatrix Potter to the Armitt upon her death in 1943, the exhibition tells the story of her extraordinarily life. For more details, see the Armitt Web site here ...
Blackwell, the Arts and Craft House, Bowness
Katie Spragg Exhibition
Recognised as one of the country’s finest up-and-coming talents, Royal College of Art graduate, Katie Spragg combines clay with a range of processes including animation, illustration and installation. Her works aim to evoke a sense of wonder about being outside in nature.
The exhibition of ceramics at Blackwell will showcase eight new responses to the Arts and Crafts house and the surrounding landscape, alongside six existing works previously displayed by the Craft Council COLLECT at the Saatchi Gallery, Miami Art Week and the British Ceramic Biennial Award show.
information see the Blackwell
web site here ....
Abott Hall Art Gallery, Kendal
1st - 17th February
Land | Sea | Life - A British Art Collection
Works on loan from The Ingram Collection which is recognised as one of this Country’s most significant collections of Modern British Art.
This exhibition explores recurring themes in the work of British artists of the twentieth century emphasising trends in subject matter including still life, the human figure, landscape and abstraction.
For more details see the Abott Hall Web site here ...
Keswick (Various Venues)
22nd - 25th February
Keswick Film Festival
A four day celebration of film, held jointly at the Theatre by the Lake and the Alhambra Cinema, Keswick, with additional showings at Rheged, nr Penrith. For details of programme and details of tickets, see the Keswick Film Festival web site here