SPECIAL OPENING BY DONATION FOR THE ARMITT’S 110TH BIRTHDAY

SPECIAL OPENING BY DONATION FOR THE ARMITT’S 110TH BIRTHDAY

The Armitt will be having a special opening on Tuesday 8th November 2022, to celebrate its 110th anniversary. Instead of paying normal admission of £6.00 for an annual adult ticket, visitors can explore the museum and library by providing a donation amount of their...
Kurt Schwitters bust unveiled in The Armitt’s new garden

Kurt Schwitters bust unveiled in The Armitt’s new garden

On Thursday 13th October, The Armitt unveiled a new bust of the artist Kurt Schwitters in the museum garden which is in mid-development. The bust, sculpted by artist Anthony Padgett, will be the focal point of the outdoor space to be enjoyed by visitors, staff, and...
A season of activities

A season of activities

From July – October 2021, The Armitt will be expanding its activities, including running art workshops for families, children’s trails around the museum, and Behind the Scenes events. To expand and diversify its offer to visitors this season, The Armitt has put...
The Armitt to purchase incredible work of art

The Armitt to purchase incredible work of art

The Armitt is attempting to purchase a piece of artistic history whilst also reopening and relaunching its exhibitions, including the upcoming “Visions of Land” exhibition which will see numerous pieces of work on display, including paintings, drawings, and...
The Armitt reopens after more than a whole year closed

The Armitt reopens after more than a whole year closed

After more than 12 months of being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Armitt reopens to the public again on Thursday 27 May with two new exhibitions and a new Manager & Curator in post. The coronavirus pandemic has been devastating for lots of businesses,...