Sixty photographs from The Wight Book will be on display at Dimbola Museum and Galleries from the end of this month
Dimbola Museum & Galleries
Dimbola Museum & Galleries, originally home to pioneering Victorian photographer, Julia Margaret Cameron, was saved by from demolition by a band of volunteers and enthusiasts. It’s now home to a museum and galleries on the Isle of Wight.
The Freshwater location has stunning views making it easy to understand why Cameron and her husband were based here.
Dimbola to host exhibition revealing how the biggest star on the planet, was wooed by two amateur music promoters, to headline on a small island.
Thursday, 15th August, 2019 7:02pm
By Elissa Blizzard with one comment
Tune into BBC Radio 4 Extra on Sunday or catch up via the Sounds App to hear how Julia Margaret Cameron changed portraiture forever, thanks to her life-size reproduction of the head.
Tuesday, 15th January, 2019 1:15pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
Inventing a new way of working with the 19th century wet-collodion process, fine art photographer Honza Sakar, has created an emotionally charged collection of portraits that resonate as artworks. See it at Dimbola from 26th May.
Thursday, 17th May, 2018 7:43pm
By Elissa Blizzard with 2 readers' comments
Museums such as Dimbola, as well as arts organisations such as Ventnor Exchange and Quay Arts will benefit from new priority status with Arts Council.
Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018 11:57am
By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments
All are welcome to the Exhibition Preview on Friday 17th July to meet Julian and Steve as well as some of the subject of the exhibition (including yours truly). If you can't make it along, the exhibition runs until 4th October 2015.
Friday, 10th July, 2015 10:13am
By Rachel Tait with one comment
See what we did there? Score ... £20 note ... yes, don't worry we won't give up the day jobs, but we will encourage you to vote for Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron as the next face for the £20 note.
Thursday, 28th May, 2015 6:28pm
By Sally Perry with 33 readers' comments