Two New Exhibitions Opening in April at The Bedford Higgins

Published on 20 March 2022

Event in Bedford Town Centre

Body & Soul

2 April - 2 October 2022

Free Entry

Drawn from the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery Collection, explore how women have been represented in art over the past two centuries.

Through a selection of sculptures, prints, oils and watercolours, this exhibition examines how beauty and femininity has been celebrated and challenged through the ages, and encourages visitors to question their own modern perceptions.

Find out more on The Higgins Bedford website.


Event in Bedford Town Centre

Archipelago: Take Part Queen’s Park Community Exhibition

2 April - 12 June 2022

Free Entry

This new exhibition is a celebration of the vibrancy of Queen’s Park using film, embroidery and clay, curated by artist Caroline Wendling in collaboration with residents as part of the Take Part Queen’s Park project.

Take Part Queen’s Park is an art project both inspired by and created with the community of Queen’s Park in Bedford. Through engaging residents of all ages with the creative arts the project seeks to celebrate residents’ sense of place and community, and share that with the wider residents of Bedford.

Delivered by Bedford Creative Arts in partnership with The Higgins Bedford and funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation, The Harpur Trust and housing association bpha.

Find out more on The Higgins Bedford website.

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