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Friday, July 10, 2020

Exhibitions

Fans

Fans Unfolded: Conserving the Lennox-Boyd collection

Showcasing rare and exquisitely decorated fans from the collection of the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd, allocated to the Museum by H.M. Government in lieu of inheritance tax in 2015, this display reveals the techniques behind the making, investigation and conservation of fans.

05/03/2019 to 12/07/2020

Free

Displays

Dish

Design Evolution: Highlights from the Keatley Trust Collection

This display highlights some of the outstanding pieces of decorative art on loan to the Museum from the Keatley Trust.

02/01/2019 to 31/07/2020

Free

Manuscript cutting

Cuttings: Manuscript fragments on the loose!

A display of five cuttings from dismembered manuscripts. After the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, religious houses across Europe sold off their treasures, including illuminated books. As it was often easier to sell individual pages or details than entire books, these manuscripts were frequently disassembled and pages sold separately.

28/02/2020 to 30/09/2020

Free

Adult Workshops

Paint

Virtual MUSE

Join in our Virtual MUSE workshops to access films, helping you get creative with a variety of self-led activities. New activities are added regularly and you can take part any time.
> Online resources

15/06/2020 to 31/12/2020

Free

Tour

Tour group

Guided Tour

CANCELLED
In the light of the developing situation with the spread of COVID-19 we have taken the decision to cancel this event. This is not a decision we have taken lightly but our priorities have to be the welfare of our visitors, our staff and their loved ones.

05/04/2014 to 07/04/2024

14:30 to 15:30

for Young People

Pencils and scissors

Virtual ReSource & MAKE!

11 - 18 yrs

Join in our virtual Resource and MAKE! workshops to access artist-led films, helping you get creative with a variety of self-led activities (you can join in any time).
> Online resources

15/06/2020 to 31/12/2020

Free

 

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