The Beecroft Art Gallery is now open Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm. Come visit us in our new home in the old Central Library building on Victoria avenue, next to Central Museum.
For a list of our first exhibitions, please see the What’s On pages.
Museum Branch Closure Dates
Southchurch Hall will be closed on the 28th January 2015. Southchurch Hall and Prittlewell Priory will be closed all day on 10th February 2015 due to staff training. Central Museum and Beecroft Art Gallery will be closed in the morning on 10th February 2015 and will reopen from 2.30pm – 5pm. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Alan Sorrell (1904-1974)
Beecroft29 November 2014 - 04 April 2015
Alan Sorrell was a Southend artist painting in oils and watercolour, a muralist, teacher and illustrator. He had a particular interest in ancient history and was well known for his illustrations of reconstructions of ruined buildings. In association with Liss Fine Art, this exhibition brings together works from Southend’s collections and loans from private owners and features murals, sketches and local scenes from throughout Sorrell’s career.
Southend and the…
Central02 August 2014 - 21 February 2015
A major new exhibition on the impact of The Great War on the people of…
The Trenches of…
Beecroft13 December 2014 - 11 April 2015
Percy Smith was a talented artist and calligrapher who studied at Camberwell School of Arts…