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Jeremy Deller: English Magic
- 1 October 2014 — 31 January 2015
Commissioned by the British Council this new exhibition by Jeremy Deller was conceived and created for the British Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia in 2013. The exhibition reflects the roots of much of Deller’s work, focusing on British society such as its people, icons, myths, folklore and its cultural and political history. Deller weaves together high and low, popular and rarefied to create unique and thought provoking work. The exhibition forms part of a national tour, supported by the Art Fund and the first of its kind, that concludes at Turner Contemporary.
- Family friendly
Admission free. Closed Mondays except Bank Holidays.
Dame Laura Knight
- 25 March 2014 From 1:10pm
Dame Laura Knight
£2, advance booking essential
Vikings: raiders, traders and sailors
- 7 — 11 April 2014
Come to the Museum for a whole week of activities dedicated to the world of Viking seafarers.
Listen to Norse stories, contribute to an artwork, make something to take home with you, join a family gallery talk or meet some dogs similar to those owned by the Vikings.
Each day will have a different programme
- Any age
A Museum in a Classroom
Most people collect and display something in their lives. It might be a collection of family snaps stuck into an album, or holiday souvenirs arranged on a mantlepiece, assembled and displayed without any thought of being a 'collector'. But in the past, and occasionally today, private collections have often formed the basis of new museums.
Developing a museum in the classroom - or at home - is a valuable cross-curricular project which can be linked to the National Curriculum through most subjects, and at all levels.