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Explore the newly refurbished building and its collections from Thomas Sidney Cooper's paintings in the Garden Room to Laura Thomas's stunning Museumaker Window in The Kitchen.

 

Highlights at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Highlights

Discover highlights from the Beaney's collections including Thomas Sidney Cooper's View of Canterbury from Tonford and our very own mummified cat.

Dutch stained glass window in the stairwell at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Explore the Beaney

Discover the rooms and galleries within the newly refurbished Beaney Art Museum and Library.

 

 

Harriet Halhed, Little Girl at the Door, on display at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Collections

Explore the permanent collections on display at the Beaney from ancient Egyptian artefacts to paintings by local artists such as Thomas Sidney Cooper.

man and child exploring at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Did you know?

The original Beaney Institute cost £16,000 to build in 1899. Click below to discover more interesting facts about the Beaney.

 

 

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Current Special Exhibition

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 - Friday 8 August to Sunday 2 November

 
 

Upcoming Special Event

Kent Dance Network in residence at the Beaney - Throughout December 2014

 
 

Events & Exhibitions

Armchair Artist Residency - May to December 2014

Diane Smalley - Saturday 30 August to Sunday 28 September

Alternative Stories - Saturday 6 September to Sunday 4 January

In Remembrance - Saturday 6 September to Sunday 4 January

Beaney Best Bits Highlights Tour - Thursday 11 September, 3pm to 4pm