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Creative Saltram

Inspired by Angelica Kaufman’s self-expression through art, music and poetry, this year Saltram celebrates work by Kauffman and other artists and makers at Saltram, offering ways to get creative on your visits this season.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event (admission applies)

The East wing and first floor rooms of the house will reopen with a spotlight on Angelica Kauffman and her inspirations from music, classical themes, and Old Master drawings.

Saltram is home to 11 Kauffman paintings, which this year (until 7 July) will include Kauffman’s portrait of Theresa Parker (1773) being displayed for the very first time, this piece has been loaned from a private collection and will hang in place of Kauffman’s portrait of Sir Joshua Reynolds, whilst it is being exhibited at the Royal Academy of Art in London.

Also on display are the drawings, prints and books that inspired Kauffman's works and her creativity, as well as a closer look at the items within Saltram's collection that would have influenced the artists classical style.

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This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.

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The basics

Accessibility

wheelchair route - bottom floor of the house. Steps lead down to the kitchen and scullery. Turn around in dining room to make your way out. Ramped access at the front of the house for entrance and exit.

Upcoming events

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Big Green Trail 

Join us at Saltram for the Big Green Trail event: Join in with eco-friendly crafts and activities for the whole family

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on
22 Jun 2024
at
11:00 to 14:00
Event

Summer garden tours 

Join one of Saltram's garden team for a walk and talk, and learn about the history of the garden and its highlights throughout the Summer.

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on
26 Jun to 21 Aug 2024
at
11:00 to 11:45
+ 4 other dates or times
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Saltram’s summer late nights 

Enjoy sunny summer evenings on Saltram's lawns every Friday this summer.

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on
19 Jul to 30 Aug 2024
at
17:00 to 19:00
+ 6 other dates or times
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Summer of Play at Saltram 

Become a 'Marvellous Maker' this Summer and complete your activity booklet to earn a special medal.

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on
20 Jul to 1 Sep 2024
at
10:00 to 16:15
+ 43 other dates or times