What's on at UCL Art Museum
Date: 27 April-12 June, Monday to Friday | Time: 1-5pm | Location: UCL Art Museum, South Cloisters, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT | Price: Free | Age group: All
Re-Launch is UCL Art Museum's inaugural exhibition that marks the reopening of our space after a programme of improvements.
Re-Launch presents a selection of objects, prints and video made in response to our collections and the theme of re-launch. Its contributors hail from the Slade School of Fine Art and have participated as students in our celebrated annual Slade/UCL Art Museum collaborations over the course of the past six years. While some artists investigate the sculptures, prints and drawings within our collections, others experiment with the physical spaces of the Museum to either exploit or explode notions of the archive and its structure.
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Date: 1 - 4 May (with UCL activities taking place on 2 May) | Time: 7pm - 11pm, 1 May and 1pm -6pm, 2-4 May | Location: Malet Place, UCL, WC1E and Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, NW1 2BE | Price: All activities are FREE. Drop in any time. Some activities will be ticketed, check the Wellcome Collection website at the start of April for full details | Age group: Adults
Light is the stuff of magic, but it’s so ubiquitous we can take it for granted. Although the sun is our source of energy, the light that it produces has huge impacts on us far beyond the functional. Join us for a long weekend of performance, discussions, installations and walks that illuminate our complex human relationship with light. Along with bacteriologists, historians, artists and architects, we’ll explore the cultural and scientific importance of light.
'On Light' sees UCL collaborating with the Wellcome Collection on an eclectic weekender of activities and events. UCL based activities will take place on Saturday 2 May from 1 to 6 pm on Malet Place, including an open afternoon at the Institute of Making, and 'The Cabinet' presented by UCL Museums and Collections. Events will be taking place at the Wellcome Collection from Friday 1 May through to Monday 4 May.
More details will be available from the beginning of April from the Wellcome Collection's website.
A UCL Museums Murder Mystery
Date: 15th May | Time: 6.30pm to 9pm | Location: Starts in Cruciform Lecture Theatre, Cruciform building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT | Price: Free | Age group: Adults
Back by popular demand is Museum Murder Mystery. Join UCL Museums for an evening of dark noir, intrigue and subterfuge for Museums at Night. Are you a Sherlock or a Sarah Lund or a Jessica Fletcher or a Poirot or even a Cagney and Lacey? We need your help to discover the murderer in our cast of characters, solve the clues across the Museum to crack the UCL Museums murder mystery. Team of up to five with prizes to be won for the team who can solve the case as well as for best dressed detectives on the night.
This event is part of Museums at Night.
This event is free but booking essential uclmuseums.eventbrite.co.uk
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Re-Launch in conversation – Janne Malmros
Date: 4 June | Time: 1pm-2pm | Location: UCL Art Museum, South Cloisters, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT | Price: Free, drop-in. | Age group: All
Re-Launch artist and Slade alumna Janne Malmros leads us in a hunt in UCL Art Museum. The process of finding and amassing images from the collection highlights ways in which she’s worked with the museum and other collections to unearth and layer elements of other works of art into a new creation.
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