Current exhibitions and displays at Mill Green Museum.

Gallery 1


Moving connections: The Scouts and displaced people

17 February - 17 March

An exhibition showcasing objects from the Scouts Heritage Collection and artwork from Year 5 at Kenilworth Primary School. The culmination of a project with EmpathyLab and Jane Ray looking at Scouts' support for refugees and displaced people as a springboard for learning about the topic and increasing empathy skills.

40 years: Bringing our Borough's History to Life

24 March - 28 April

This exhibition celebrates 40 years as the Welwyn Hatfield Museum Service and will showcase how we gave grown and developed over time.

 

Hire of Gallery 1

We aim to provide gallery space for hire to local artists and art and community groups, to provide them with a venue to exhibit their work and share it with the local community who visit Mill Green Mill & Museum.

We encourage a broad range of artists and groups to hire our gallery space to display their illustrations, mixed media, textile and sculpture work for periods of 4 weeks at a time at a cost of £50 for a 4-week hire.

Gallery 1 is located next to the museum shop on the ground floor of Mill Green Museum.  It is recommended that you view the gallery before applying for an exhibition slot.

For further information or to hire the Gallery contact the Curator at Mill Green Museum or download the Hire Pack below.  The application form and details of how to apply can be found on the final pages of the Hire Pack.  Also be sure to read our terms and conditions.

Icon for pdf Hire Pack including application form.

 

Gallery 2 and 3


Cresta Couture

10 February - 7 July

A partnership exhibition with the University of Hertfordshire celebrating the innovative and stylish fabrics created by local textile company Cresta Silks from the 1920's to the 1970's. Original Cresta items from the museum's collection will be displayed alongside contemporary pieces and designs created by Fashion and Fashion Business students at the University of Hertfordshire who have been inspired by the iconic designs.

 

 

Mill Green Halt

A recreation of the fictional Mill Green Halt Railway station set in the late 1800's.

(Viewed through a window at the back of the Mill)

Community Art Displays at Sainsburys', Welwyn Garden City

Sainsburys has accepted, as part of the planning consent for their new store in Church Road, Welwyn Garden City, that they would enable displays of community art on their premises. Specifically, in three of the large casement windows which face out on to Parkway.

Welwyn Hatfield Museum Service has responsibility to promote the availability of this display space and acts as a point of contact between Store Managers at Sainsburys Welwyn Garden City branch and those groups who wish to exhibit their work on the premises.

The museum service is encouraging a broad range of community art groups and organisations to come forward to apply to use this display space at Sainsburys.

The Sainsburys display windows are located at the back of the store and face into Parkway in Welwyn Garden City.  It is recommended that you view the windows before applying for an exhibition slot to get an idea of the size and nature of the space available.

For further information and to find out how to apply please contact the Curator at Mill Green Museum.