Expressionism: The Total Artwork

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery are proud to host the largest collection of German Expressionist artwork in the UK, and with support from Arts Council England have re-displayed the collection. Our new gallery uses cutting edge museum design to uncover the remarkable story behind our collection. Exploring how and why German and other Expressionist artists revealed their innermost emotions through art, dance, music and drama. The gallery is accompanied by a new website presenting our collection online for the first time and an exciting events programme and performance space to evoke the ‘Gesamtkunstwerk’ (the total artwork).
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Exhibitions and events

Picasso Ceramics: The Attenborough Collection

Permanent exhibition

Following on from the highly successful 2007 exhibition, New Walk Museum & Art Gallery is delighted to present Picasso: The Attenborough Collection, a permanent gallery of selected key works from the...

The Dinosaur Gallery: Exploring Lost Worlds

Permanent exhibition

The Rutland Dinosaur is back! The Dinosaur, a Cetiosaurus, is taking centre stage in the new exhibition that will show extinct animals were not ‘prehistoric monsters’ but living and breathing...

The Den

Permanent exhibition

Come and investigate The Den! The Den is a dedicated space for children aged five and under and their families. Explore exciting new ways to experience museum objects and how they open up...

The Arts & Crafts Gallery

Permanent exhibition

The Arts & Crafts movement was one of the most important and influential styles of the 20th century. Ernest Gimson, the architect and designer who represents this style in its purest form, was born...

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