An Evening with Robert Gilmor and Friends

Private View |

Thursday 27 October 2011 - 16:00 until 21:00

A special event at The Reading Museum at the launch of a retrospective exhibition in honour of the internationally acclaimed wildlife artist and ornithologist Robert Gilmor.

Born in Reading, Robert Gimor was a 22-year-old student at the School of Fine Art at Reading University when he was commissioned to illustrate his first book, A Study of Blackbirds. Since then his output has been enormous – embracing line drawing, watercolour, linocuts and silk screen – and appreared in over 100 books.

Meeting at 4pm for a private view of the exhibition with commentary from Exhibitions & Partnerships Curator, Elaine Blake. Reconvening at the Gallery at 6.30pm for An Evening with Robert Gilmor and Friends, a seated panel-type discussion with an open Q&A session.

Venue information

Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10am – 4pm
Closed 24 Dec – 2 Jan

Entry details

Tickets £18, to include a glass of wine.

Contact Mike Spencer on 0118 969 9243

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)