Current Exhibitions

Rugby's Coronations

26 April - 23 September 2023

To celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty The King we look back at past Coronation celebrations in Rugby including Elizabeth II in 1953 and George VI in 1937 and what the town did to celebrate.

Join our Club

1 October to 23 September 2023

A fascinating display looking at clubs, societies and associations in Rugby from sports to scouts. These objects have been donated by local people to the museum since collecting began in 1999.

Now on in the Art Gallery

Quentin Blake: Book Covers
10 February to 11 May 2024

 Chris Orr
10 February to 8 June 2024

 Rugby Collection
10 February to 8 June 2024

Now on in the Local History Gallery

A History of Rugby in 50 Objects

Redding around Rugby

Floor One Gallery

The Floor One Gallery showcases the work of local artists.
The exhibitions change  fortnightly and show a wide variation in techniques and style. Upcoming exhibitions can be seen via the link below. 

The Balcony Gallery

The Balcony Gallery is our brand new exhibition space showcasing freelance artists.
This +One balcony space has a gallery wall that immediately catches the visitor's eye.  Exhibitions change  monthly and show a wide variation in techniques and style. Upcoming exhibitions can be seen via the link below. 

Coming Soon

Picturing Rugby
10 April to 5 October 2024

Paintings, etchings and sketches of Rugby over the years from the museum collection. Featuring work by artists including Joseph Pike, Eddie Scott Jones, Gertrude Hayes and Edwin Betts.

Jason and his Argonauts

22 June to 7 September 2024

Gina Glover - Fire and Ice

14 September to 16 November 2024

Rugby Open 2024

23 November to 15 February 2025 (closing date TBC)
A selection of the Rugby Collection will also be on display throughout these exhibitions.

Your Story Your Collection

28 February to 22 April 203

This new exhibition reveals there's no place like home.

Your Story, Your Collection celebrates our sense of belonging and the factors which combine to make our 'home' - from people and places to memories and stories.

The art gallery and museum launched the social history project to capture a picture of Rugby in the 2020s - forging new creative partnerships and giving unheard stories a voice.

Past exhibitions Archive