Main Gallery


Open Art and Craft Exhibition

16 March-12 May

An exhibition celebrating arts and crafts from across Staffordshire. This annual exhibition showcases work from selected artists and makers from the county proves ever popular with our visitors. Don't forget to vote for your favourite artwork!


Many thanks to our sponsors, The Barracks Trust, The Art Studio, The Friends of Brampton Museum and Ann Jones.


Pictured Mark Lippett- 'Entrance' winner of the Barracks Trust Prize



Criminal Quilts

25 May- 7 July

Criminal Quilts is an art and heritage project inspired by photographs and documents relating to women held in Stafford Prison 1877-1916, created and developed by Ruth Singer in partnership with Staffordshire Record Office.

Out of This World- Space Race Toys.

20 July-1 September

We have lift off!

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, this family-friendly exhibition celebrates all things space!

A touring exhibition, from Emma Warren Exhibitions,looks at toys from the 60s and 70s, influenced by the space race. These toys and games explored the fantasy of space travel and of living on other planets. Everything from ray guns and space patrol walkie talkies to moon shoes and flying saucers were produced. A range of these original childhood favourites is included in this exhibition.

There will also be space themed activities and crafts too!

Hall Gallery


John Whitehill-People’s Prize Winner 2018

16 March- 12 May

John Whitehill’s artwork ‘Boardwalk Trentham’ (pictured) won the People’s Prize during last year’s Open Art and Craft Exhibition. As winner, John was offered a solo exhibition in our Hall Gallery. A  selection of his work is now on show.

Window Gallery


Andrew Matheson ‘40 Years in the Making’

30 March-6 May 2019

Brampton Museum is proud to present an exhibition of Andrew Matheson’s pottery, produced over the last 40 years. Matheson attended Madeley College of Education and graduated from Grays School of Art, Aberdeen, in 1979. This exhibition looks at how Matheson’s work has developed over those 40 years from his early pieces to present day work, produced in his pottery in Lichfield town centre.

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Last updated 18 April 2019