Exhibitions to see in April

Silver with a Pinch of Salt. A tantalising Taste of Modern and Historic Silver for Salt. Goldsmiths’ Hall, London (www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk) Until 25th April

Hogarth: Industry and Idleness. Showcasing a series of prints by the masterful forefather of the political cartoon. Graves Gallery, Sheffield (www.museums-sheffield.org.uk) From 4 April

Treasures from Cecil Higgins Art Gallery and Bedford Museum at the opening of the Bedford Gallery. Bedford Museum, Castle Lane, Bedford(01234 353323) 1st April until 17th May

Home Truths: Artists’ Images of Where We Live. Explores the concept of home and includes Turner’s watercolours of Harewood House, as well as contemporary work borrowed from galleries across Europe. Harewood House, Leeds. (0113 218 1010; www.harewood.org) 3rd April until 5th July.

Art & Memory. An exhibition of new works from 54 contemporary letter-carvers. West Dean Gardens, Chichester, West Sussex (01243 818 277; www.westdean.org.uk) 3rd April until 1st November.

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William Crozier: The fields on the horizon. A series of landscapes with Eastern and Western inspiration. Flowers, 21 Cork Street, London (020 7439 7766; www.flowerseast.com) 1st April until 25th April

In an English Garden: Paintings by Louis Turpin. Kentmere House Gallery, 53 Scarcroft Hill, York (01904 656 507; www.kentmerehouse.co.uk) 4th April until 28th May

Edgar Holloway: Border Country. A selling exhibition of the artist’s interpretation of the borders through watercolour and etching. Monnow Valley Arts Centre, Middle Hunt House, Walterstone, Hereford (01873 860 529) 4th April until 24th May

Newlyn Arts & Crafts Copper. An exhibition showing how work by local makers gave rise to the national recognition of Newlyn Copper. Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, Clarence Street, Cheltenham (01242 237 431; www.cheltenham.artgallery.museum) 4th April until 17th May

Peter Blake. A solo exhibition of silkscreens, including Summer Days. Wendy Levy Gallery, 17 Warburton Street, Disbury, Manchester (0161 446 4880; www.wendyjlevy-art.com) 3rd April until 29th April

Age of Experience. The only Scottish showing of this outstanding collection of ceramics, textiles, glass and jewellery. Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh. (0131 315 3054; www.dovecotstudios.com) 4th April until 20th June

Jean Muir: A Fashion Icon. Celebrates the life and work of this revered dressmaker. National Museum of Costume, Shambellie House, New Abbey, Dumfries (0131 247 4422; www.nms.ac.uk) 3rd April until 31st October

Rozanne Hawksley.  The textile designer’s first major solo show “Offerings” at the Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin, Denbighshire, from 4th April- 31 May 2009.


The Dobunni painters. Wonderwall Gallery, 7 Gosditch Street, Cirencester (01285 650 555) Until 4th April

‘Indian & Other Birds’the solo exhibition of recent works of Hermnn Hinzel, the leading international ornithological artist. Indar Pasricha Contemporary Arts, 22 Connaught Street, London (02077249541: www.ipcontemporary.com) Until 4th April.

Jeremy Barlow. Seventy new oils capturing the essence of the Mediterranean. Llewellyn Alexander, 124-126 The Cut, Waterloo, London (020 7620 1322; www.llewellynalexander.com) Until 4th April