Boasting the oldest art society outside of London, few would actually expect Croydon to have such an eclectic and established history in the Arts.
But as a new exhibition at the Museum of Croydon shows, beauty is just beauty, whoever the beholder.
The ever-fascinating Creative Review details what this absorbing exhibition has to share with its viewers, and drops names with alarming and pleasantly surprising regularity.
All have links to Croydon - including as former students of Croydon College.
For those familiar with their art history, the name-dropping should already have had the desired effect to get you along fro a look-see. For those less in-the-know, this is a perfect opportunity to find connectivity between your home town or place of work, and the wider world of international visual arts.
Scene Unseen is a free exhibition and is open until May next year.
Museum of Croydon Croydon Clocktower Katharine Street Croydon CR9 1ET Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm
Croydon College will also be running an exhibition of their archive material in the college's Parfitt Gallery, to coincide with Scene Unseen.
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