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Sat, 15 Jul

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Plympton St Maurice Guildhall

SJR Exhibition Day 1

Art & History Exhibition

SJR Exhibition Day 1
SJR Exhibition Day 1

Time & Location

15 Jul 2023, 10:00 – 17:00

Plympton St Maurice Guildhall, 42 Fore St, Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1ND, UK

About the event

Exhibition in the Guildhall

10:00am until 5:00pm

Art

Discover the next generation of Plympton artists as local schools and groups pay tribute to Sir Joshua.

History

In “Reynolds and Plympton” we chart his formative years, his family and friends, his early achievements and self-awareness as a young person.

Reynolds’ strong connection with the area endured after having built his reputation in London as painter, writer and theorist. We describe these connections that include his election as Mayor of Plympton in 1773.Rise to preeminence in his field In “Plympton and Reynolds” we look at how Reynolds’ legacy inspired the next generation of artists in Plympton. We explore the Borough of Plympton, its ultimate demise and follow the trail of its paintings.

Walking trails

Explore the village with a guided tour through Plympton’s history and discover the many settings so familiar to Reynolds

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