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Highlights


Planning a visit? Don't miss our top ten must see exhibits.

 

View of Canterbury from Tonford, by Thomas Sidney Cooper, on display at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

View of Canterbury from Tonford

By Thomas Sidney Cooper, an early masterpiece with wonderful detail of landscape, animals and people.

Location: The Garden Room.
Museumaker Window by Laura Thomas on display in the Kitchen at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Museumaker Window by Laura Thomas

Laura Thomas’s unique Museumaker-funded windows of coloured threads in glass.

Location: The Kitchen.
Dutch Stained Glass Windows in the stairwells at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Stained Glass Window

Dutch sixteenth and seventeenth-century stained glass window fragments.

Location: Front Stairwell.
Duck-billed Platypus on display at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Duck-billed Platypus

Duck-billed Platypus from the early collection of the Canterbury Philosophical and Literary Institution museum.

Location: The Study.
Mummified Cat, on display at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Ancient Egyptian mummified cat

Ancient Egyptian mummified cat.

Location: Explorers & Collectors.
Latham Centrepiece © National Army Museum, London, on display at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Latham Centrepiece

Latham Centrepiece of 3rd (East Kent) Regiment of Foot, commemorating Lieutenant Matthew Latham's bravery in saving the King's Colours at the Battle of Albuhera despite the loss of an arm.

Location: Explorers and Collectors.
Rev. Henry Lansdell's embroidered 'collector's' trousers on display at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Rev. Lansdell's embroidered 'collector's' trousers

Reverend Henry Lansdell's embroidered 'collector's' trousers. 

Location: Explorers and Collectors.
South Indian gauntlet sword on display at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

South Indian gauntlet sword

South Indian gauntlet sword with an elephant deing devoured by a demon.

Location: Explorers and Collectors.
Copy by an unknown artist of a Portrait of a Young Man by Raphael on display at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Copy by an unknown artist of a Portrait of a Young Man by Raphael

Copy by an unknown artist of a Portrait of a Young Man by Raphael, believed to be a self portrait.

Location: Materials and Masters.
Little Girl at the Door by Harriet Halhed, on display at the Beaney Art Museum and Library

Little Girl at the Door

Little Girl at the Door by Harriet Halhed.

Location: People & Places.

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Upcoming Special Event

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

 
 

Events & Exhibitions

Armchair Artist Residency - May to December 2014

Alternative Stories - Saturday 6 September to Sunday 4 January

In Remembrance - Saturday 6 September to Sunday 4 January

Canterbury at War - Saturday 4 October to Sunday 9 November

Winter exhibition- Saturday 22 November to 18 January 2015

Christmas Fair - Saturday 29 to Sunday 30 November

Canterbury in the Age of the Magna Carta - Friday 5 June to Sunday 6 September 2015

 
 

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