Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Re-opening of Willis Museum in Basingstoke

by Kathryn Hadley

The Willis Museum in Basingstoke re-opened to the public on Saturday May 2nd, following restoration work on the Georgian Town Hall, originally designed by Lewis Wyatt in the 1830s.
To mark the re-opening of the museum a new exhibition celebrating the work of the locally renowned artist Diana Stanley also opened to the public on May 2nd in the Sainsbury Gallery, one of the two newly refurbished galleries. It will be followed by the British Museum’s ‘China: Journey to the East’ exhibition, currently on tour in the UK, which opens on August 1st.

Willis Museum
Market Place
Hampshire, RG21 7QD
Telephone: 0845 603 5635

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