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Exhibition@the Geffrye Museum: Who Stole My Milk?

Publication date: Mar 22, 2012 12:30:06 PM

Start: May 15, 2012 10:00:00 AM
End: Sep 9, 2012 5:00:00 PM

Location: Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London E2 8EA

Who Stole My Milk? Exploring Student Homes in London exhibition

An exhibition by Institute Masters students in collaboration with London's Geffrye Museum will be on display at the museum from 15 May-9 September.

The exhibition, entitled 'Who Stole My Milk? Exploring Student Homes in London' will investigate shared and private spaces within London’s international student homes and explore how such spaces can generate conflict, compromise and cultural exchange amongst roommates, and how these factors affect students’ personal identities.

The exhibition will be enhanced by web resources, including a video about the creation of the exhibition and a blog which will provide a forum for discussion and feedback.

'Who Stole My Milk? Exploring Student Homes in London' project logo

There will be a special opening event on Wednesday 16 May from 6.00 – 8.30pm featuring music, workshops and the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at the project through conversations with Institute students.  Tickets are £6 (£4 for students) and will include a glass of wine.  Booking in advance is required.

Any enquiries about the exhibition project may be directed to Katy Daniels and Tz-Ling (Leslie) Lai at press@geffrye-museum.org.uk

The Geffrye Museum has worked in partnership with UCL Institute of Archaeology Masters students for many years. This collaboration provides students with the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to real-life practice and gives them invaluable first-hand experience in the museum sector. This project is part of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad programme Stories of the World.

Further details

  • Admission: FREE
  • Address: Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London E2 8EA

    • Tel: 020 7739 9893
    • Email: info@geffrye-museum.org.uk  
    • Web:   www.geffrye-museum.org.uk
  • Travel

    • London Overground: Hoxton station (behind the museum)
    • Tube: Liverpool Street, then bus 149 or 242 from Bishopsgate or Old Street (exit 2), then bus 243 or 15 minute walk
    • Buses: 67, 149, 242, 243, 394
  • Opening times

    • Tue–Sat, 10am-5pm, Sun & Bank Hol Mons, 12noon–5pm
    • Closed: Mondays (unless Bank Hol), Good Friday
    • The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee: Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 June, open 12noon – 5pm