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We have lovely gift ranges in stock from coasters, placemats and cards featuring the work of Allen Seaby, to locally-sourced and Reading-themed products and books. We also have items on specal offer in our January Sale section.

Image of Barn owl by Allen Seaby - Click here to view this item

At this year's Friends Lecture on Saturday 17 January 2015, Martin Andrews discussed the inspirational life and work of Allen W. Seaby (1867-1953), the remarkable man who is the subject of the current exhibition in the Museum's Sir John Madejski Art Gallery.

Image of Reading Abbey Chapter House - Click here to view this item

During January 2015 we asked for your detailed thoughts about the Abbey Quarter site. The results will feed into our plans for interpretation and activities as part the project's development phase.

Image of Kingfisher by Allen Seaby, 1920s, final image from progressive print sequence (museum object numbers REDMG: 1937.62.1=8) - Click here to view this item

Eight progressive proofs of Kingfisher, a woodcut by Allen Seaby, are our objects of the month for January.


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