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Colour and Vision, Natural History Museum, London

I must confess I have been meaning to visit this exhibition for a long time. I loved the look of the advertising poster; a colourful iris, striking on a black background, made up of hundreds of different coloured museum objects. 595 more words


Fire Fire, Museum of London

It’s 350 years since London was struck by an infamous disaster. A not so ‘great’ fire, burning over 4 days before being tamed, destroying a huge swathe of London in its wake. 648 more words


Animals Inside Out, Centre for Life, Newcastle

The thing about plastination, a technique created by Gunther von Hagens that in essence freezes the deceased into plastic, is that it just doesn’t look real. 565 more words


Climate Control, Manchester Museum

A successful temporary exhibition as one that you come away from still thinking about it. Maybe it makes you aware of a specific topic or maybe you go away asking more questions. 567 more words


Celts Exhibition, National Museum of Scotland

Organised in partnership with the British Museum, the Celts exhibition was first on display in London before moving up to Edinburgh. It investigates the idea of a shared Celtic heritage across ancient Europe and how modern interpretations of ‘Celts’ have been revived, reimagined and in some cases reinvented over time. 880 more words


Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

Royal Academy

The Royal Academy’s Painting the Modern Garden is a jubilant celebration of colour, a joyful romp past flowerbeds and herbaceous borders – and that is its problem. 655 more words


Visiting the Amsterdam van Gogh Museum

I presumed kettling only happened during violent protests in London. I wised up during a recent visit to the Vincent van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Like other tourists, I found out the hard way, it is this museum’s favoured means of dealing with visitors. 1,095 more words