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    Five Artists Reflect on their waning powers, W49, Paul Spooner, 1983 photo Todd-White Art Photography

    A Curious Turn : moving, mechanical sculpture

    10 March 2018 to 19 May 2018

    A Crafts Council Touring Exhibition of extraordinary automata.Automata are moving mechanical sculptures which are brought magically to life through a sequence of cogs, cams and levers. For centuries...

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    Kids in Museums

    We need your help!

    Published on 4 April 2018

    Do you love our family friendly exhibitions? Have you enjoyed our art activities or Museums At Night family events? Please nominate THG for the Kids In Museums 2018 Family Friendly Museum Award!If...

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  • Latest Event

    Paper Automata workshop

    27 April 2018

    Join artist Joseph Priestley to learn more about the history of paper theatre and create your own paper automata characters using collage to then film in the stunning laser cut set that he has...

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