New Art exhibition opens at The Fusilier Museum

16 November 2023

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The Fusilier Museum, Bury has unveiled a new art exhibition exploring how art and artists have played an integral part in helping us understand both war and peace.

 The exhibition entitled Art of War was officially opened by The Lord – Lieutenant Diane Hawkins at a special viewing to invited guests on the evening of Wednesday 15th November 2023.

 This unique exhibition Includes paintings on loan to the museum by artist Edmund Van Someren who was himself a Lancashire Fusilier and went on to become a renowned artist. Two of his paintings are on loan from the National Army Museum in London and the remaining painting ‘The Pilgrim’ from Rotherham Heritage Services.