A rare opportunity to peer into a world normally only seen by galleries, conservators and owners of artworks.
In celebrating the re-opening of the Picture Gallery some of the paintings can be viewed in 360 degrees until 18 March.
LS Lowry to Piper: celebrating British artists
We welcome you to our current exhibition – From LS Lowry to Piper: Celebrating Modern British Artists.
This exhibition showcases work from eight artists painting between the wars. They all showed their work together once before, at an exhibition in 1950 at the Whitechapel Gallery, London. Lord Bearsted, Upton’s owner, was chairman of the gallery at this time and benefactor to the cause of modern artists.
- Featuring works from the Arts Council Collection
- Works by LS Lowry and John Piper and their contemporaries Duncan Grant, William Scott, Keith Vaughan, John Armstrong, Ivon Hitchens and Prunella Clough
- Hear the artists' voices through their correspondence, accompanied by photographs, related to the 1950s exhibition
- Located in the Squash Court Gallery
- Film about the exhibition showing on the gallery balcony
- Adult admission £7, including entry to the gardens
- No additional charge for National Trust members – join on the day
- Open in the afternoons on days when house is open