Hereford Museum and Art Gallery
The museum is housed in a Victorian Gothic building. It opened in 1874 and exhibits artefacts, fine art, and decorative art associated with the local area.
There are regular temporary exhibitions of craftwork, paintings, photography, and prints. In 2006, the bicenterary of Joseph Murray Ince was celebrated with an exhibition. The designs of Christopher Dresser were exhibited in 2007. An exhibition of work by the locally born artist Brian Hatton (1887–1916) was displayed at the gallery between November 2007 and January 2008. As the centenary of Hatton's death falls next year (2016), there are plans for a major exhibition of his work. In September 2015 asbestos was found in the Museum & Art Gallery (and the Library with whom it shares the building)so the building was temporarily closed for investigations. No decision has yet been taken as to when it may re-open.
In 2005, the museum became the first in the United Kingdom to invest in the Talking Tactile Tablet (T3), developed at the UK's Royal National College for the Blind in Hereford together with a software company based in the USA.
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- Alexander Rabagliati, The Designs Of Christopher Dresser at Hereford Museum, Culture 24, UK, 17 January 2007.
- Bill Tanner, Herefordshire celebrates Brian Hatton. Hereford Times, 12 November 2007.
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- "Old meets new at city attraction". Hereford Times (Newsquest Media Ltd). 25 July 2005. Retrieved 26 April 2010.
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