The Art of Noise

An exhibition of paintings and sculpture drawn from The Atkinson’s collection linking link art and music in innovative ways. Experience and create music inspired by the visual arts, featuring music from Vaughan Williams and Wagner to the Beatles and Neil Young and paintings and sculpture by major artists including Laura Knight, Paul Nash and Richard Hamilton.

What does art sound like to you? We are looking for your opinion, the winning suggestion will feature in the exhibition. Pictured above is a previously lost painting,  Limehouse by CRW Nevinson. Does this image inspire your musical ear? What music can you hear when you look at this painting?

Tell us what you think, email your suggestions to and you will get a name credit in the exhibition plus an invite to the opening night.

You can see the full painting here 

Opening Times

Mon- Sat:  10am -4pm

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