On 14 September, the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts will unveil its newly refurbished galleries by Foster + Partners with a major exhibition displaying the best art of Norfolk and Suffolk throughout history.
Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia, 14 September 2013 to 24 February 2014, will celebrate the rich and distinctive artistic heritage of the region, with works ranging from archaeological finds to contemporary design. Comprising over 250 objects loaned from more than fifty major public and private collections including the Royal Collection, the exhibition will showcase the array of masterworks the area has inspired, produced and collected, as well as treasures that have been long associated with East Anglia, and demonstrate its importance in a national and international context.
The most ambitious exhibition ever staged in the region, it is a major feature of the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the University of East Anglia.
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