Winter warmer at Bolton Museum 

14/12/09

A new exhibition at Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive is offering visitors the chance to come in from the cold this winter.

The Nights are Drawing In exhibition is now on display and runs until Saturday, January 9.

The exhibition shows a selection of prints from the museum’s permanent collection that represent the typical days and nights of British winters. Prose and poems about the season are also on display.

Artwork includes wood engravings by artist Gwenda Morgan, who is known for her book illustrations; prints by English artist Henry Moore, known for his abstract bronze sculptures and an Ullswater winter landscape by artist Donald Wilkinson.

Prose and poems include Christina Rossetti’s In the Bleak Midwinter; Thomas Hardy’s poem The Farm Women’s Winter, as well as work by Emily Bronte and William Shakespeare.

Entry to the exhibition is free.

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