Members might be interested in an exhibition just about to open in The Granary Gallery, Berwick entitled;
Berwick's Burrell Collection
fisher girls by William Marshall Brown
Berwick Visual Arts and Woodhorn Trust have come together to display a selection of the collection's wonderful artefacts with a series of free exhibitions over the next three years, as well as other work collected by and for the people of Berwick.
With a fortune made in shipping, Sir William Burrell purchased art and objects from around the world. Most of his collection was donated to his home in
In 1948 by millionaire ship magnate Sir William Burrell's presented 42 paintings to form the nucleus of the present
The collection features work by masters such as Degas, Boudin and Maris, ancient Roman and Venetian glass, Japanese imari pottery and Ming porcelain, which will be displayed over the next three years.
Berwick's Burrell Collection runs from the 1 September to 16 December and the Gallery is open 11a.m. - 5p.m., Wednesday to Sunday. Admission is free admission.