Gallery: Works by female artists on show in major exhibition at mansion

PUBLISHED: 17:30 30 August 2014

Christchurch Mansion in Christchurch Park

Christchurch Mansion in Christchurch Park


The work of some of the region's best-known female artists will go on display at the Wolsey Gallery in Christchurch Mansion for four months from the start of September.

“Obscure Secure” includes work by Connie Winn, Peggy Somerville, Anna Airy, Effie Spring-Smith, Kathleen Walne, Helen Kiddall, Prunella Clough, Beatrice Lithiby, Lucy Harwood and Eleanor Every.

The works form part of the borough’s collection and were selected by artists Claudia Böse, Hayley Field and Jacqueline Utley, who have created new work in response.

A programme of talks at Christchurch Mansion explores ideas developed during the project.

For details of the talks and the cost please go to

Trinkets by Anna AiryTrinkets by Anna Airy

The exhibition opens on September 6 and runs until January 18 next

Entry to Christchurch Mansion and Wolsey Art Gallery is free.

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