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Paul Scott: New American Scenery

The Bowes Museum Barnard CastleCounty Durham,

New American Scenery showcases the latest ceramic works by the contemporary Cumbrian artist Paul Scott, featuring works of historical transferwares that have been updated for today's audience. Scott spent five years investigating early blue and white transferwares that were shipped from Staffordshire to the United States in the 19th century. He works with familiar blue and white […]

North Country Quilts: In Celebration of New Acquisitions

The Bowes Museum Barnard CastleCounty Durham,

This exhibition celebrates the quilting traditions of northern England by showcasing historical and contemporary quilts that are among the finest examples of the craft acquired by the Museum in the last 20 years. North Country quilts have been made throughout the region for over 200 years, with characteristics including patterns being stitched through the layers, subtly […]