This gallery is so named because it is a window on the Museum's varied collection of sculpture and decorative art.

Through it visitors can see examples of art and artefacts from different ages, ranging from exquisite early 12th century Romanesque stones from Reading Abbey to stunning sculpture by 19th and 20th century artists, including Rodin and Epstein.

This part of the Museum was originally built to house the Reading School of Art and the gallery is well-lit by natural daylight from the windows along either side. The gallery is available for evening functions.

Tales for Tots - Story-time for the under 5s also takes place here every Wednesday 10.30am - 11.30am. If you have a child under 5 you can drop in and catch a story using objects from our collection.

Gallery Highlights:

  • Romanesque capitals from Reading Abbey
  • Sculpture by Rodin, Epstein and Gibbings
  • Delftware plates and other ceramics
Rebecca by Jacob Epstein
Rebecca by Epstein in the Window Gallery