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Brontë Sisters

Anne Brontë (1820-1849)
Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855)
Emily Brontë (1818-1848)

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Drawing Diary

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Explore Anne Brontë in our Collection
Explore Charlotte Brontë in our Collection
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Discover the amazing story behind the Gallery’s painting of the Brontë sisters

Family Activities: Playful Portraits


Pioneer Podcasts

Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.

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Untitled, c.1973 (Alex Chilton) by William Eggleston © Eggleston Artistic Trust

Eggleston Playlist

William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.

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Archive interviews

Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.

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