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Making Faces: Tudor to Modern
From: 21 Sep 2013 To: 16 Mar 2014
What makes a great portrait? Find out by experiencing this impressive display of over 30 oil paintings from the Museum's art collection.
Works range from Tudor and Stuart panel paintings, including our extraordinary portrait of Elizabeth I, to se...
Community Display: Jacksons Closing Down Display
From: 26 Nov 2013 To: 13 Apr 2014
It will be with sadness that Reading says goodbye to Jacksons when it closes its doors for the last time at the end of 2013.
Founded by Edward Jackson in 1875, the shop will be affectionately remembered by generations of Reading people. This disp...
Tales for Tots - Story-time for the under 5s
One day event: 11 Dec 2013
Enjoy a story using objects from our collection. Every Wednesday in the Green Space or Window Gallery.
10.30am - 11.30am, on Wednesdays
Free, just drop in
Archaeological Finds Surgery
One day event: 12 Dec 2013
Bring in your local archaeological finds to be identified and recorded by East Berkshire Finds Liaison Officer David Williams. Find out more about the Portable Antiquities Scheme and how it is adding to our knowledge of the past.
Visitors can discover more about the collections, or ask for help in identifying interesting objects (NB no valuations can be given). Every Thursday, in the Box Room.
12.00pm - 4.00pm, on Thursdays
Bayeux Tapestry Tour
One day event: 14 Dec 2013
Enjoy a guided tour of the famous full-size facsimile Tapestry – no need to book. Every Saturday in the Bayeux Gallery.
2.15pm - 3pm, on Saturdays
Suggested donation £2, drop in
One day event: 18 Dec 2013
One day event: 19 Dec 2013
Family Workshop: Sparkling Christmas Decorations
One day event: 21 Dec 2013
Adults and children can make their own seasonal decorations together. Something for everyone from festive gift bags to simple glitter decorations. A great drop-in for families who need a break from Christmas shopping!
Ages 5+, Famili...
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