- Cecil Higgins Gallery
Cecil Higgins Gallery is the principle
art galleryin Bedford, Bedfordshire, England. The gallery is housed in an extended Victorian mansion(built in 1846 [ [http://www.galaxy.bedfordshire.gov.uk/webingres/bedfordshire/vlib/0.digitised_resources/bedford_digitisation_timeline_modern.htm Bedford Timeline: Modern - Digitised Resources - Bedfordshire's Virtual Library ] ] ) in the same complex as Bedford Museum.
Two historic buildings in the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery and Bedford Museum complex are being refurbished thanks to a £2.5 million award by the
Department for Communities and Local Government. This means that the gallery is currently closed. The work is due to be completed in 2009. [http://www.cecilhigginsartgallery.org/ 'Notice']
The newly refurbished gallery will be at the heart of the new 'Cultural Quarter' on Castle Lane in Bedford. Additional spaces for
exhibitions, events and corporate hospitalitywill be created and storage conditions for the gallery's collections will be improved. The new gallery space will enable Bedford to host touring exhibitions from national galleries as well as major family blockbuster exhibitions like "Dinosaur", " Batman" and " Doctor Who". [http://www.cecilhigginsartgallery.org/ 'Notice']
* [http://www.cecilhigginsartgallery.org/ Cecil Higgins Art Gallery] official website.
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