Turner and the Thames News Coverage

The first exhibition of J.M.W. Turner’s original work in the house he designed for himself was opened on 10th January 2020 by Sir David Attenborough and has received very positive recognition from media and visitors.


Media Coverage includes:

BBC:  Arts Editor Will Gompertz who wrote


The BBC also ran a feature on the BBC London Lunchtime and evening news on 10th January 2020

The Times:   https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/turners-tiny-twickenham-house-reveals-the-painters-bigger-picture-wgltzdvcx

The Guardian    https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/jan/10/jmw-turner-twickenham-thames-sandycombe-lodge

The Daily Mail https://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/video/video-2085360/Sir-David-Attenborough-attends-opening-JMW-Turner-exhibition.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490

London Live:  https://www.londonlive.co.uk/news/2020-01-13/rare-works-from-renownedbritish-artist-william-turner-go-on-show-at-his-former-home-in-twickenham

The Richmond and Twickenham Times:   https://www.richmondandtwickenhamtimes.co.uk/news/18158444.sir-david-attenborough-opens-exhibition-j-m-w-turners-work-artists-twickenham-house/

The Londonist:  https://londonist.com/london/museums-and-galleries/turner-s-house-in-twickenham-now-with-bonus-turners

The Handbook;   https://www.thehandbook.com/london-guidebook/15-wild-weekend-plans/

St Margarets:  https://stmargarets.london/archives/2020/01/turner-and-the-thames.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=traffic%2Bfrom%20newsletter

Art critique:  https://www.art-critique.com/en/2020/01/david-attenborough-opens-turner-exhibition/


We even made some overseas press including:

The Gibraltar Chronicle :  https://www.chronicle.gi/sir-david-attenborough-highlights-rare-specimen-closer-to-home/

And in Mexico:   https://www.yucatan.com.mx/imagen/paisajes-de-un-artista-de-estudio


The exhibition is made possible through:

The Ferryman Project: Sharing Works of Art is part of the part of The Ferryman Partnership Programme inspired by the recent acquisition of William Stott of Oldham’s Le Passeur (The Ferryman) 1881 for Tate’s National Collection of British Art. It is supported by National Lottery players through The National Lottery Heritage Fund, the John Ellerman Foundation and Art Fund.


Turner’s House Trust is also grateful to two local sponsors. Founded in the arts, Gentle Mathias Solicitors are proud to sponsor the Turner and the Thames exhibition. Gentle Mathias is a niche law practice, with offices in Central London and partners resident in Richmond, providing a range of specialist services tailored to meet the needs of their clients  gentlemathias.com/.

Cantell & Co, a bespoke Sales & Lettings agency, based in Richmond, have also supported the exhibition. Their passion for people and property is reflected in their results – Rated No1 Estate Agent branch in Great Britain 2019 Sales & Lettings – Best Estate Agent Guide, Supported by Rightmove  cantellandco.com/.


January 23, 2020