Drawn from the Pits

5 August 2020- 7th March 2021
Temporary Exhibition Space

From the dark depths of the British mines a group of luminary artists emerged, depicting lives of mining communities in ways that could be compared to the likes of Picasso and Lowry.

  • See how their experiences in the mine influenced their artwork.
  • Understand why they took to art and what role it played in their lives.
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