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New exhibitions at Compton Verney

Date Posted: 14/11/2012

Warwickshire’s award-winning art gallery Compton Verney has plenty for group visitors to enjoy next year with a program of new exhibitions and attractions.

Italian paintings from the city of Glasgow

The Bellini, Botticelli, Titian…500 years of Italian Art exhibition comprises 40 paintings from Glasgow.

Group travel organisers can take their parties to observe work by Bellini, Botticelli, Titian, Rosa and Guardi. The exhibition runs from 23rd March until 23rd June. 

Work from the Tate collection

Guests can enjoy the Turner and Constable: Sketching from Nature display, which showcases oil sketches of landscapes by Turner and Constable.

The collection includes work from the Tate, and will be available to view from 13th July until 22nd September.

Running alongside the Turner and Constable exhibition is Reviewing the Landscape, a further collection of landscape drawings.

It exhibits work from contemporary artists including Julian Opie and Paul Ryan, demonstrating some of the changes in art in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Animal prints on loan

Between 5th October and 15th December, you can visit Curious Beasts: Animal Prints from the British Museum.

Featuring artists such as Dürer, Goya and Stubbs, group visitors can see the animal print collections on loan from the British Museum.

The restoration of the chapel

Guests will also have a chance to appreciate Compton Verney’s chapel, which is one of the few remaining Georgian chapels in Britain.

The chapel can be visited between 23rd March and 15th December.

Group discounts

Groups of 15 people or more will find discounted tickets to the exhibitions – adult prices drop from £13.00 to £8.90, and concessions from £11.00 to £8.90.

For further group travel information visit www.comptonverney.org.uk.

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