David Hughes: Why Can't You Draw Something Nice...?

David Hughes: Why Can't You Draw Something Nice...?

Sunday 21 April 2024, Monday 22 April 2024, Tuesday 23 April 2024 and more...

Times: 10:00am / 11:00am /12:00pm / 1:00pm / 2:00pm / 3:00pm / 4:00pm

Prices: Adult £5, Senior Citizen £4.50, Child £3

Venue: Moyses Hall

Booking information


Sunday 21 April 2024, 12.00pm


Sunday 21 April 2024, 1.00pm


Sunday 21 April 2024, 2.00pm


Sunday 21 April 2024, 3.00pm


Monday 22 April 2024, 10.00am


Monday 22 April 2024, 11.00am


Monday 22 April 2024, 12.00pm


Monday 22 April 2024, 1.00pm


Monday 22 April 2024, 2.00pm


Monday 22 April 2024, 3.00pm


Monday 22 April 2024, 4.00pm


Tuesday 23 April 2024, 10.00am


Tuesday 23 April 2024, 11.00am


Tuesday 23 April 2024, 12.00pm


Tuesday 23 April 2024, 1.00pm


Tuesday 23 April 2024, 2.00pm


Tuesday 23 April 2024, 3.00pm


Tuesday 23 April 2024, 4.00pm


Wednesday 24 April 2024, 10.00am


Wednesday 24 April 2024, 11.00am


Wednesday 24 April 2024, 12.00pm


Wednesday 24 April 2024, 1.00pm


Wednesday 24 April 2024, 2.00pm


Wednesday 24 April 2024, 3.00pm


Wednesday 24 April 2024, 4.00pm


Thursday 25 April 2024, 10.00am


Thursday 25 April 2024, 11.00am


Thursday 25 April 2024, 12.00pm


Thursday 25 April 2024, 1.00pm


Thursday 25 April 2024, 2.00pm


Thursday 25 April 2024, 3.00pm


Thursday 25 April 2024, 4.00pm


Friday 26 April 2024, 10.00am


Friday 26 April 2024, 11.00am


Friday 26 April 2024, 12.00pm


Friday 26 April 2024, 1.00pm


Friday 26 April 2024, 2.00pm


Friday 26 April 2024, 3.00pm


Friday 26 April 2024, 4.00pm


Saturday 27 April 2024, 10.00am


Saturday 27 April 2024, 11.00am


Saturday 27 April 2024, 12.00pm


Saturday 27 April 2024, 1.00pm


Saturday 27 April 2024, 2.00pm


Saturday 27 April 2024, 3.00pm


Saturday 27 April 2024, 4.00pm


Sunday 28 April 2024, 12.00pm


Sunday 28 April 2024, 1.00pm


Sunday 28 April 2024, 2.00pm


Sunday 28 April 2024, 3.00pm


Monday 29 April 2024, 10.00am


Monday 29 April 2024, 11.00am


Monday 29 April 2024, 12.00pm


Monday 29 April 2024, 1.00pm


Monday 29 April 2024, 2.00pm


Monday 29 April 2024, 3.00pm


Monday 29 April 2024, 4.00pm


Tuesday 30 April 2024, 10.00am


Tuesday 30 April 2024, 11.00am


Tuesday 30 April 2024, 12.00pm


Tuesday 30 April 2024, 1.00pm


Tuesday 30 April 2024, 2.00pm


Tuesday 30 April 2024, 3.00pm


Tuesday 30 April 2024, 4.00pm


Wednesday 1 May 2024, 10.00am


Wednesday 1 May 2024, 11.00am


Wednesday 1 May 2024, 12.00pm


Wednesday 1 May 2024, 1.00pm


Wednesday 1 May 2024, 2.00pm


Wednesday 1 May 2024, 3.00pm


Wednesday 1 May 2024, 4.00pm


Thursday 2 May 2024, 10.00am


Thursday 2 May 2024, 11.00am


Thursday 2 May 2024, 12.00pm


Thursday 2 May 2024, 1.00pm


Thursday 2 May 2024, 2.00pm


Thursday 2 May 2024, 3.00pm


Thursday 2 May 2024, 4.00pm


Friday 3 May 2024, 10.00am


Friday 3 May 2024, 11.00am


Friday 3 May 2024, 12.00pm


Friday 3 May 2024, 1.00pm


Friday 3 May 2024, 2.00pm


Friday 3 May 2024, 3.00pm


Friday 3 May 2024, 4.00pm


Saturday 4 May 2024, 10.00am


Saturday 4 May 2024, 11.00am


Saturday 4 May 2024, 12.00pm


Saturday 4 May 2024, 1.00pm


Saturday 4 May 2024, 2.00pm


Saturday 4 May 2024, 3.00pm


Saturday 4 May 2024, 4.00pm


Sunday 5 May 2024, 12.00pm


Sunday 5 May 2024, 1.00pm


Sunday 5 May 2024, 2.00pm


Sunday 5 May 2024, 3.00pm


Monday 6 May 2024, 10.00am


Monday 6 May 2024, 11.00am


Monday 6 May 2024, 12.00pm


Monday 6 May 2024, 1.00pm


Monday 6 May 2024, 2.00pm


Monday 6 May 2024, 3.00pm


Monday 6 May 2024, 4.00pm


Tuesday 7 May 2024, 10.00am


Tuesday 7 May 2024, 11.00am


Tuesday 7 May 2024, 12.00pm


Tuesday 7 May 2024, 1.00pm


Tuesday 7 May 2024, 2.00pm


Tuesday 7 May 2024, 3.00pm


Tuesday 7 May 2024, 4.00pm


Wednesday 8 May 2024, 10.00am


Wednesday 8 May 2024, 11.00am


Wednesday 8 May 2024, 12.00pm


Wednesday 8 May 2024, 1.00pm


Wednesday 8 May 2024, 2.00pm


Wednesday 8 May 2024, 3.00pm


Wednesday 8 May 2024, 4.00pm


Thursday 9 May 2024, 10.00am


Thursday 9 May 2024, 11.00am


Thursday 9 May 2024, 12.00pm


Thursday 9 May 2024, 1.00pm


Thursday 9 May 2024, 2.00pm


Thursday 9 May 2024, 3.00pm


Thursday 9 May 2024, 4.00pm


Friday 10 May 2024, 10.00am


Friday 10 May 2024, 11.00am


Friday 10 May 2024, 12.00pm


Friday 10 May 2024, 1.00pm


Friday 10 May 2024, 2.00pm


Friday 10 May 2024, 3.00pm


Friday 10 May 2024, 4.00pm


Saturday 11 May 2024, 10.00am


Saturday 11 May 2024, 11.00am


Saturday 11 May 2024, 12.00pm


Saturday 11 May 2024, 1.00pm


Saturday 11 May 2024, 2.00pm


Saturday 11 May 2024, 3.00pm


Saturday 11 May 2024, 4.00pm


Sunday 12 May 2024, 12.00pm


Sunday 12 May 2024, 1.00pm


Sunday 12 May 2024, 2.00pm


Sunday 12 May 2024, 3.00pm


This event is promoted by West Suffolk - Heritage

Event details

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Why Can't You Draw Something Nice...?

David Hughes is an internationally acclaimed illustrator who has worked for Time Magazine, The New Yorker, The Observer, Granada TV, The Daily Express, The Guardian, The BBC, Punch, The Folio Society and many more.

Moyse’s Hall Museum is delighted to present the incredible work of internationally acclaimed illustrator, David Hughes in an exhibition that spans his entire career, particularly focusing on his satire, illustrations, and popular culture.

In an exhibition co-curated with the artist, 'Why Can’t You Draw Something Nice…?’ explores the many medias of a career in book, newspaper, and magazine illustration, as well as design for television, film, and operatic productions, and shares his pandemic journals and sculptures – works created as a reaction to the once in a generational event that brought our way of life to a standstill.

A career that has seen commissions for The New Yorker, The Guardian, The Observer, The Telegraph, The Washington Post, The Times, Rolling Stone, Playboy, The Daily Express, The Folio Society, Faber & Faber, Esquire USA, BBC, Granada Television, Channel 4, GQ, Punch, Los Angeles Times, New Scientist, and many more.

With over 170 pieces on display this is a large exhibition, with many pieces never publicly displayed before.

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NB: All exhibition tickets include access to the full museum collection including:
- West Suffolk’s infamous Crime and Punishment displays with a book bound in human skin, witchcraft, and more
- The history of the Abbey and our treasures of the medieval period
- A rotating display of our fine art collection which includes Mary Beale and Sybil Andrews
- The museum's world-renowned Gershom Parkington Clock Collection and Suffolk Regiment displays
- Terry Deary's Terrible Tales
- Styled: Women and costume on canvas in the 17th Century

Times: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm (last entry 4pm), Sun 12pm-4pm (last entry 3pm)
Tickets: Adult £5, Senior Citizen £4.50, Child and Full Time Student £3. Under 5's go free and do not need a ticket.
Booking: Advised - use the ‘Book now’ buttons or call The Apex Box Office on 01284 758000
Venue: Moyse's Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds

This event is promoted by West Suffolk Heritage.

This event takes place at Moyse's Hall Museum

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