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Mehdi Jalalaghdamian, ‘The Tragedy of Refugees’ (detail), copyright the artist.  Photo by Frankie Shaftain-Fenner

Opening Celebration | Mehdi Jalalaghdamian: Art In Exile


Join us to celebrate the opening of our Museum of the year Exhibition, Mehdi Jalalaghdamian: Art in Exile.

Be the first to experience this new exhibition, funded our Art Fund Museum of the Year 2021 award.


Explore the refugee experience, uniquely depicted in an intricate rug design and discover more about the art of Iranian rug making.


All of our current exhibitions will also be open to visitors during the evening, as will our bar with terrace area, shop and cinema.

Lewis Gardens, High Street
Colchester, United Kingdom