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Summer Exhibitions – Opening Event


16 June 2018 11:00 am - 16 June 2018 4:00 pm

Please join us for our Summer exhibition opening event.  We have a day talks and tours of exhibitions, music and poetry.   Our friends from LIKE Boro are playing music all day, with four live performances, plus the Methodist Asylum Project’s choir are singing.

Details of our new exhibitions and projects can be found here and below:

Núria Güell and Levi Orta

History Repeats Itself

Middlesbrough Collection

Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan, A Proposal to Ask Where Does a Threshold Begin & End

This Is Water

Here is an outline of what is happening throughout the day:

10:00                  Our galleries are open as usual

11:00                   Our opening event begins

11:30 – 12:15     An introduction to This Is Water and Núria Güell and Levi Orta’s The Aesthetics of a Real Estate Map, Syria (Part  I) Nuria Guell with Assistant Curators Olivia Heron and Helen Welford (Gallery 2 and Gallery 3)

12:15.                   I’m a Boro Immigrant poem reading (Gallery 3)

12:30                   LIKE Boro musician (Atrium)

13:00                   Community lunch (Atrium)

13:00 – 16:00    Art Trolley (Atrium)

13:30                    LIKE Boro  Musician (Atrium)

14:00                    Methodist Asylum Project Choir (Atrium)

14:30                    Artists Lucy Bridger and Seth Pimlott in conversation with Senior Curator Elinor Morgan (Gallery 3)

15:00                    LIKE Boro musician (Atrium)

15:30 – 16:00    An introduction to the Middlesbrough Collection with Assistant Curator Helen Welford  (Gallery 5)

16:30                   Close

We hope you can join us for part or all of the day.


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