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The Beaney Art Museum and Library
18 High Street,
|Wed 22 Jan - Wed 19 Mar||More Great Paintings|
|Thu 23 Jan - Thu 20 Mar||Creative Writing: Writing a Life|
|Sat 8 Mar - Sun 13 Apr||Birds & Insects: Andy Malone|
|Thu 20 Mar||Literature Discussion Group|
|Fri 21 Mar||Wise Words for Wellbeing - Poetry Workshops|
|Sat 22 Mar||Canterbury Cantata|
The Beaney 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.
Charges may apply for some special events and exhibitions. See our website for full details.