Scenes of Walsall

18 Feb 2017 – 16 Jul 2017

Event times

Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm, Sundays 12noon-4pm. Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays.

Cost of entry

Free admission

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Walsall, United Kingdom


Travel Information

  • Walsall

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What are the famous landmarks of Walsall? How hs the landscape of Walsall changed over time? What will the landscape of Walsall look like in the future?


Many scenes of Walsall have been collected since the establishment of Walsall’s public art collection in 1892.

In this exhibition, to help celebrate the Permanent Collection’s 125th birthday, a range of these are on display, from a lithograph of Walsall High Street in 1845 to contemporary photography.

We would like local families to participate by contributing their memories and creating their own ‘Scenes of Walsall’ to be added to the display.

There will also be a series of workshops in The Family Gallery alongside the exhibition, 1-3pm. Free, drop-in. All welcome.


Special launch event

Saturday 18 February, 1-3pm

Join us for a vintage themed tea party with music and games!



Saturday 18 March  – Rag Rug making

Saturday  8 April     – Traditional games

Saturday 20 May     – Peg Doll making


Reminiscence Sessions

Saturday 22 April, 11am, 1pm or 3pm

Join us for an hour long guided reminiscence sessions.



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