First World War Centenary Exhibition in Trelissick house

First World War Centenary exhibition artwork

This exhibition is part of an arts program of extrodinary art experiences connecting people with the First World War.

The exhibition marks the centenary of the war waged across Europe, Asia and Africa from 1914 to 1918.

In recognition Cornwall Crafts Association, in collaboration with the National Trust have invited their members to respond to this catastrophic event and individually produce a piece of work in commemoration of this significant milestone in world history.  

Showcased in Trelissick house, craftsmen from all art disciplines look afresh at conflict and create shared experiences exploring the First World War .Twenty six members of Cornwall Crafts Association created the exhibition. 

" I hope you will have time to reflect, appreciate each piece and find the exhibition as I do; both thought provoking and stimulating. "
- Elinor Lamond, Cornwall Crafts Association Manager

Trelissick Resarch team have uncovered fascinating information and photos that have never been shown before, about Trelissick's involvement in the First World War, and will display this alongside the exhibition.

The exhibition is open on 11 June until 31 July Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30am - 5.30pm. Normal admission and car parking charges apply.