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April 5, 2019

Anne Acheson: A Sculptor in War and Peace at Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown

05/04/2019 – 18/05/2019 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Millennium Court Arts Centre, William Street, Portadown, Portadown
A special exhibition celebrating the life and work of the Portadown born sculptor Anne Acheson. Born in 1882 into one of Portadown’s most prominent families, Acheson would pursue a career in art and sculpture; studying at the Municipal Technical Institute Belfast and the Royal College of Art, Kensington. Specialising in the sculpting of bronze statuettes and lead garden figurines, Acheson would achieve great artistic success during her life exhibiting her work in many of the most prestigious exhibitions of the time. An acknowledgement of her talent came in 1938 when she became the first female fellow elected to the Royal…
Anne Acheson: A Sculptor in War and Peace at Millennium Court Arts Centre, Portadown