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Learning Resources

Find out more about the house, collection and exhibitions

Learn About Space, Light and Nature at Kettle’s Yard

Making Conversation Guides

Explore the House and Collection

A room with steps at the front, leading into a further room with wooden floors, white walls, wooden furniture and plants.
Photo by Paul Allitt

Virtual Tour

Discover the Kettle’s Yard house and collection from anywhere with our Virtual Tour. Use the tour to explore rooms in the house and learn more about key artworks and objects.


Try the Virtual Tour 

A Handful of Objects

The Kettle’s Yard collection includes modern art including paintings, drawings, sculpture and ceramics, alongside natural objects, furniture and textiles. Discover more about a selection of key artworks from the collection in this short introduction.


Explore A Handful of Objects

Photo: © Kettle's Yard
Jim and Helen Ede in Tangier, c. 1937

ReCollection: Oral History Archive

Listen to Kettle’s Yard creator Jim Ede, artists, visitors and staff talk about Kettle’s Yard. Explore the clips by interviewee or theme and learn more about the history of the house, and hear key reflections from different people.


Explore our oral history archive


Collection Database

Search the collection database to find out more about the art and artists that can be found in the Kettle’s Yard house.


Search the collection database

© The Estate of Lucie Rie. Photo: Kettle's Yard