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Defining Beauty at the British Museum

What is Beauty? Is Beauty Truth? Is Truth Beauty? It’s a question and a definition that philosophers have been debating for millennia, so it’s brave of the British Museum to try and define such an indefinable concept in their current exhibition: … 881 more words

Art Relay: From Workshop to Exhibition

As you might remember, I’ve started a great new job at Towner in Eastbourne. It’s a contemporary art museum on the South Coast of England and I’ve been hard at work in the Learning Department. 801 more words

'Detroit to Baghdad: Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here' Exhibition

Last weekend we opened the exhibition Detroit to Baghdad: Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here, in partnership with the Al-Mutanabbi Street Coalition.

On March 5, 2007 a car bomb destroyed part of Baghdad’s book selling district on… 189 more words

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From Pearls to Plastic: Spotlight on Jewellery from the NCMG Collection

Photography Credits: John Hartley

From Pearls to Plastic: Spotlight on Jewellery from the NCMG Collection

11 May – 7 July 2013

An Egyptian glass bead necklace, a Roman hair pin, an Anglo Saxon bronze brooch and a Medieval ring; cut steel buckles and buttons, a Viking period brooch-pin decorated with enamel and a Spanish pendant of gold and emeralds; a pair of earrings made from human hair, Italian cameos cut from shell, gold filigree earrings made in India and a modern brooch in vibrant colours made of acrylic. 104 more words

Temporary Exhibitions

Light and Line: Polly Binns and Anne Morrell

Image Credits: John Hartley

Light and Line: Polly Binns and Anne Morrell

11 May –  7 July 2013

Two leading figures in the field of art textiles show their work together for the first time, in an exhibition that explores the common threads uniting their practice, as well as their wider contribution to contemporary textile history. 109 more words

Temporary Exhibitions

Christina Mackie: The Judges III

Images Credits: John Hartley

Christina Mackie: The Judges III

9 March –27 April 2013

New work commissioned for the collection, as a result of the Castle winning the Contemporary Art Society’s Annual… 94 more words

Temporary Exhibitions