Exhibitions

Wilton House exhibition

 ‘Cecil Beaton at Wilton’

2015 Open Sundays to Thursdays 11.30am – 5.00pm  from 29th March – 12th April and 2nd May – 13th September  (NOTE EXHIBITION CLOSED 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th June due to Wilton Classic & Supercars Weekend – 7th & 8th June)  Entry with grounds ticket

An exhibition of photographs from The Cecil Beaton Studio Archive at Sotheby’s, curated by Jasper Conran.

 

Cecil Beaton 1904 – 1980 – Photographer, designer, socialite and writer

Cecil Beaton is best known for his fashion photographs and society portraits, working for Vanity Fair and Vogue in addition to photographing Hollywood celebrities, the Royal Family for official publications and the Bright Young People of the twenties and thirties.

During the Second World War he was given the task of recording images from the home front and later afterwards specialised in designing sets, costumes and lighting for the Broadway stage.

This  exhibition of photographs,  celebrates Beaton’s artistic genius and lifelong association with Wilton

For further visitor information please contact:

Wilton House
Email: tourism@wiltonhouse.com
Tel: 01722 746714

Or for more detailed information on the Cecil Beaton Studio Archive please contact: joanna.ling@sothebys.com