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Bushey Museum reopens on 20 May

Thu 29 Apr 2021

Bushey Museum reopens on 20 May

We are glad to say that we plan to reopen the Museum on Thursday, 20th May. This is in line with the government's roadmap. Visitors will still be required to wear a face covering in the Museum, observe social distancing .....Read more

'Artist of the Month' - Algernon Talmage

Thu 01 Apr 2021

'Artist of the Month' - Algernon Talmage

He was born at Fifield, Oxfordshire in 1871, and in 1892 joined the Herkomer's Art School in Bushey. Around 2 years later he moved to St. Ives, Cornwall and became part of St. Ives School. He was an Impressionist, primar.....Read more

Bushey Museum's 'Artist of the Month' - Myrtle Broome

Mon 01 Mar 2021

Bushey Museum's 'Artist of the Month' - Myrtle Broome

Myrtle Broome studied art in Bushey with Hubert von Herkomer’s cousin, Bertha Herkomer in the early 1900's. She studied Egyptology in London and then had a fascinating career in Egypt as an artist and epigrapher. She als.....Read more

'Living Artist of the Month' - Dougie Chowns

Sun 31 May 2020

'Living Artist of the Month' - Dougie Chowns

We are featuring Dougie as our first ‘Living Artist of the Month’. He was born in Watford and spent many years visiting the Bushey studios of Lucy Kemp-Welch and Marguerite Frobisher. He was recently in touch with the Mu.....Read more

Photographic Competition WINNERS!

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Photographic Competition WINNERS!

And we can now announce the Winners of the 2020 Competition! The Winner of the ‘Bushey’ class is 'Horses at Rest' by Nick Edgeworth (attached). The Winner of the ‘Artists and Craft workers’ class is 'Metal Worker – Marr.....Read more

'Artist of the Month' - Rowland Wheelwright

Wed 01 Jul 2020

'Artist of the Month' - Rowland Wheelwright

Rowland Wheelwright was a painter and illustrator who studied at the Herkomer School of Art in Bushey from 1891-93, and where he became acquainted with Lucy Kemp-Welch. Using a diffuse pastel palette, he depicted equestr.....Read more

Living Artist of the Month - Graham Boyd

Fri 31 Jul 2020

Living Artist of the Month - Graham Boyd

Now living in Chipperfield, he worked at the Meadow Studios, Bushey in the 1950s. He exhibited his paintings at the Museum several times: The Long Haul (2004), Bushey Artists and Meadow Studios (2006/7) and Visual Metap.....Read more

Bushey Museum 'Stained Glass Window' competition

Sat 17 Oct 2020

Bushey Museum 'Stained Glass Window' competition

During Summer, the Museum had 2 competitions: the Stained Glass Window competition, and the Scarecrow (or Rocket) Writing competition. We are pleased to announce the Winners along with the Highly Commended entries. Cli.....Read more