Top Exhibitions in Essex
From seeing Helen Mirren's shoes to discovering Southend's punks, we take a look at the exhibitions to visit in Essex.
We've told you about the must-see London exhibitions in 2019, but you don't have to travel all the way into the city for art, Essex plays host to some of the top exhibitions.
Whether you wish to visit the coastal town of Southend-on-Sea or further afield to Colchester or Maldon, we've picked the top exhibitions in Essex.
In Southend, discover the town's mods and rockers from punks as 'Subcultures' at Beecroft Art Gallery celebrates individuality. Southend's Focal Point Gallery displays Mark Fell's instillation from 'The Concept of Time is Intrinsically Incoherent'.
Spring of last year, Gillian Wearing become the first female artist to unveil her statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett in Parliament Square, London - also the first woman to be positioned there too. Well, the artist's creative process behind the statue is on display in Colchester. Also in Colchester is oil and mixed media painting from Sylvia Paul and her work in the Wild touring exhibition.
The Museum of Power in Maldon questions why don't we use stream to power buses and cars on the roads with its temporary exhibition, 'Steam on the Road'. And finally we have 'Snapping the Stiletto', another touring exhibition celebrating Essex woman roles have changed since receiving the right to vote in 1918. Essex-born actress Helen Mirren and model Penny Lancaster have both donated pairs of shoes for the exhibit.
Read on to find out more about the top exhibitions in Essex.