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Museum Residency Events

Museum Residency Events

Come along to our residency events to meet our current artists and designers in residence - whether you have a specialised interest in their practice, want to know more about their residency, or just keen to see how a contemporary artist works. We have a packed programme of free drop-in open studios and gallery demonstrations alongside workshops or activities especially for audiences such as schools, families, Members and young people, that may need booking in advance. All information can be found below.

Open Studio: Jamie Jenkinson Exhibition Road Digital Artist
Open Studio: Jamie Jenkinson Exhibition Road Digital Artist

Sat 20 June 2015–Wed 23 September 2015

OPEN STUDIO: Visit Jamie in his studio to find out more about his creative practice, his work in progress and his residency at the Museum tied to the Exhibition Road Building Project.

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Ambrophonic Lyre
Ambrophonic Lyre

Wed 23 September 2015 12:00–16:00

SPECIAL EVENT: Join viola da gamba player Liam Byrne to learn about (and hear) his new musical creation.

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Dissonance
Dissonance

Fri 25 September 2015 12:00–21:30

SPECIAL EVENT: A collaboration between Liam Byrne and Valgeir Sigurðsson, Dissonance is a sound installation based on Mozart’s ‘Dissonance’ Quartet.

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Amy Hughes: Ceramics Resident
Amy Hughes: Ceramics Resident

Sat 02 May 2015–Wed 23 September 2015

OPEN STUDIO: Visit Amy in her studio on Level 6 to find out more about her residency at the Museum, her creative practice and her work in progress.

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Lunchtime Lecture: The Power of the Listener
Lunchtime Lecture: The Power of the Listener

Wed 09 September 2015 13:00–13:45

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Artist in residence Liam Byrne has spent the past six months experimenting with dynamics between performer, listener and space in the performance of Baroque music.

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What is Video Art? Working with Moving Image
What is Video Art? Working with Moving Image

Fri 20 November 2015 10:30–17:00

PRACTIAL WORKSHOP: The moving image as an art form has been established for almost a century, yet understanding its position in ‘art’ is still difficult to understand alongside mainstream cinema.

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Movement in Colour: film and video screening
Movement in Colour: film and video screening

Sun 06 December 2015 16:00–17:00

FREE TALK: The second in a series of screenings programmed by our Exhibition Road artist in residence Jamie Jenkinson, this screening looks at the relationship between movement and colour in artist film and video.

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Museum of Childhood: A Book of Childhood Things

Museum of Childhood: A Book of Childhood Things

The Museum of Childhood traces the history of childhood through some of the museum's most cherished objects. The book reveals how children have played…

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What is Luxury?

25 April – 27 September 2015. What is Luxury? interrogates ideas of luxury today, addressing how luxury is made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity.

VIsit the V&A exhibition What is Luxury?