April, 2012

Prizewinning Nick Fox Painting donated to Walker Art Gallery

John Moores Painting Prize 2010 exhibitor Nick Fox has gifted his prizewinning painting Metatopia to the Walker Art Gallery. Metatopia was one of four other prizewinners in 2010. It goes on display next to the 2010 winner, Spectrum Jesus by Keith Coventry and joins the gallery’s outstanding collection of contemporary art. The painting forms part […]

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Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle gets new home at the National Maritime Museum

Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle gets new home at the National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum in Greenwich announced that thanks to the generosity of many individuals, the fundraising appeal to buy Yinka Shonibare, MBE’s sculpture Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle for the National Maritime Museum and ensure it remains on permanent display has been a success. Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle, Art Fund he campaign was […]

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National Maritime Museum secures Heritage Lottery Fund grant

The National Maritime Museum has received a £25,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for Ebb and Flow: Young Heritage Leaders – a new project for young people from the borough of Greenwich, aged between 13 and 21 years old. Ebb and Flow, which is a partnership between the Museum and Charlton Athletic Race […]

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Her Majesty The Queen Reopens Cutty Sark

On Wednesday 25 April, Her Majesty The Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, officially re-opened Cutty Sark; the world’s last surviving tea clipper and one of Britain’s greatest maritime treasures, following an extensive conservation project, with major support totalling £25 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The ship is now […]

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