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  • Veterans: A Shared Experience

    Veterans: A Shared Experience

    Central25 March 2017 - 28 July 2018

    We are pleased to announce that Veterans: A Shared Experience has been extended until the 28th of July 2018.  This powerful exhibition explores the experiences, memories and sacrifices of local Veterans. Through portrait photography and oral histories, the lives and experiences of these local heroes are shared and appreciated. This…

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  • George Morl ‘Precious Boys’

    George Morl ‘Precious Boys’

    Beecroft14 July 2017 - 08 September 2018

    'No girl would kiss you, but then no girls would ever kiss the earth. In the manner they hug the lips of men: You are not known to them in this, your second birth' Harold Monro, Youth in Ars IV:Carrion   George Morl is an emerging 'orange boy' from South…

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  • Construction

    Construction

    Beecroft11 November 2017 - 10 November 2018

    This exhibition explores notions of construction in Fashion, image creation and persona. Through physical, social and historical lenses, the construction of garments and accessories, along with their ability to project an image or persona will be considered. Pulling together garments and paintings from our Dress and Textiles collection, our Fine…

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  • Robert Hallmann: Urban Landscapes and Real People

    Robert Hallmann: Urban Landscapes and Real People

    Beecroft26 May 2018 - 21 July 2018

    URBAN LANDSCAPES AND REAL PEOPLE In 1945, when Robert Hallmann was ten years old, the War passed through his native village in Westphalia, (Germany) losing many of the houses to Allied phosphor grenades. The family fled and survived, but the only object that survived the firebrand apart from a hard-baked…

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  • No.4 Paintings by Markie Shed, Otto Shed & David Crawford

    No.4 Paintings by Markie Shed, Otto Shed & David Crawford

    Beecroft07 July 2018 - 25 August 2018

    No.4 Paintings by Markie Shed, Otto Shed & David Crawford ‘This exhibition consists of a selection of large scale garden studies, nearly all of which have two things in common; they were created in and around my home “No.4” and include some kind of articulated human figure, be that either…

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Southend Museums Service is part of the Culture Section of the Adult and Community Services Department, Southend on Sea, Essex Borough Council