22 September – 27 November 2015: Exhibit “Silchester – Life on the Dig ” at MERL

silchester finalThe University of Reading’s Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) is very pleased to be hosting a special display of work by artist, Jenny Halstead.

Jenny spent nine weeks in the summer of 2014 at the excavation of Calleva Atrebatum recording the last year of the dig. She was invited by Professor Mike Fulford (Archaeology) to be Artist-in-Residence, capturing the life of the site, its setting up, its workings and its treasures in sketches and paintings.

When: 
22 September – 27 November 2015: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Where:
Staircase Hall, Museum of English Rural Life
University of Reading, Redlands Road, Reading RG1 5EX

Cost:  Free

To see what is on at MERL visit http://www.reading.ac.uk/merl/whatson/merl-whatson.aspx
For more information about the artist, Jenny Halstead, visit  www.jennyhalstead.co.uk