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The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge
18 High Street,
|Fri 14 Apr - Sun 14 May||An Outsider's View: Canterbury through the lenses|
|Sat 15 Oct - Mon 1 May||Home Front Britain: 1914 to 18|
|Fri 28 Apr||The Power Of The Object Group|
|Sat 6 May - Sun 25 Jun||Drawn from Life: People on Paper|
|Sat 20 May - Sun 2 Jul||Henry's Demons: a dangerous road to recovery|
The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is an art museum and library situated in the heart of the historic city of Canterbury.
This fabulous facility provides state-of-the-art exhibition galleries, a brand new and extended library, excellent learning facilities and a varied programme of interactive events for all ages.
The building takes its name from its benefactor, Dr James George Beaney, who died in 1891 and left money in his will to the city of Canterbury. The city council had the Beaney Institute (as it was formerly known) designed and built using this funding along with some of its own resources. The architect was A.H.Campbell and the building was officially opened on 11 September 1899.
Canterbury Coach Park
Charges may apply for some special events and exhibitions. See our website for full details.
The Best Lane entrance is step free (lift), it is well lit and has an automatic door.