The New Walk Museum and Gallery, Leicester
- New Walk Museum & Art Gallery |
- Visit |
- Thursday, 12 May 2011 - 11:30
The visit will begin with a tour of the Museum which houses an extensive collection of artefacts including the Hallaton Treasure, an Iron Age silver hoard on loan from the Harborough Museum. In the afternoon, Simon Lake, Senior Curator of Art, will give a guided tour of the art collection at the New Walk. As well as featuring works from the 16th to the 21st Century, there is an internationally acclaimed collection of German Expressionist art. A highlight of the tour is Lord Attenborough's Collection of Picasso Ceramics.