Exhibitions
and galleries

ST IVES MUSEUM

April 1 to October 31 – CAPTURING THE LIGHT: ST IVES ARTISTS 1885-1914

In the period prior to 1914, the St Ives art colony gained a national and international reputation as a centre for the practice and teaching of landscape and marine painting out of doors.
This exhibition, new for 2024, showcases some of the leading British and foreign artists drawn to what was hailed as “the Mecca of the seascapist”, many of whom experienced career-changing influences.
Monday to Friday (10.30am-4.30pm), Saturday (10.30am-3.30pm). Included with Museum admission.

LEACH POTTERY

Until June 2024 – LEACH POTTERY: FIRST STUDENTS

This historic exhibition shows early works from the Leach Pottery alongside pots by Bernard Leach, Shoji Hamada and Tsurunosuke Matsubayashi. There is a focus on Michael Cardew, the first student, who went on to have a lifelong engagement with earthenware pottery. There are pots by Katharine Pleydell-Bouverie and Norah Braden – also early students of the Leach Pottery. The exhibition runs in the Cube Gallery. Leach Museum admission required.