Charity art exhibition set to open its doors

An art exhibition designed to celebrate Staffordshire Wildlife Trust’s 50th anniversary is set to open its doors

The county’s largest nature conservation charity is holding its ‘Wild About Staffordshire’ exhibition from Monday 28th October until Tuesday 17th December at the Museum of Cannock Chase. The exhibition will highlight the landscapes, flora and fauna of Staffordshire.

Over 80 pieces of art have been submitted to be considered for the exhibition. Entries include visual art including paintings, drawings, photography, textiles and 3D works, as long as they reflect their passion for wildlife.

Alison Holmes, Commercial Manager for Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, said: “It has been a very busy year for our Trust with it being our 50th anniversary and we’ve held several successful events and occasions to celebrate.

“This is the final part of our celebrations and we’ve very much looking forward to it.

“The ‘Wild About Staffordshire’ exhibition aims to celebrate 50 years of our charity and the wonderful wildlife and wild places which exist in our county, including at our nature reserves.”

The exhibition will be open Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm. People attending the exhibition will be able to vote for their favourite piece of artwork which will be awarded the “People’s Choice” award.

A number of the artworks will be available to purchase during the exhibition some with donations direct to Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.

To find out more about the exhibition visit www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk/wild-about-staffordshire