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Petals and Claws

Revisiting The Owl Service fifty years on

Wednesday 26th March – Sunday 20th May

The exhibition marks the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of The Owl Service and stems from conversations between photographer David Heke and Alan Garner and his wife Griselda.
It includes photography, video, painting, sculpture, music/soundscape, poetry and dance.

 

Containing a full size dinosaur model, human skulls, a mineral mine, audio-visual presentation and large display objects around a spaceship-like table under a starry sky. More


The Nelson Collection

The Thomas Hudson Nelson collection of birds and eggs was bequested to the museum in 1914. More…

Hanging in the double height space of the new Dorman Museum extension is a remarkable and unique historic plan. Measuring around 13 feet square this plan, painted on sailcloth, shows the extent and detail of the Lordship of Acklam Estates. More

A gallery dedicated to a unique collection of works by design pioneer Christopher Dresser. More…


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