The eagerly anticipated tour of the Crafts Council’s exhibition, A Curious Turn, begins at Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Exhibition Dates: 18th Feb 2017 to 21st May 2017. Links: Crafts Council and Wolverhampton Art Gallery. The show will then tour the UK: 8th Jul – 2nd Sep 2017, Gallery Oldham 15 Sep – 19 Nov 2017, Derby Museum and Art […]
Join Hole & Corner at London Craft Week as they host an imaginative makers’ space worthy of Heath Robinson in the chapel at dynamic not-for-profit members club The House of St Barnabas in Soho. Over the course of the week, artists Martin Smith, Nik Ramage and Jim Bond will build a site-specific kinetic installation with […]
British Library Until November 10th 2008. Would-be inventors will be inspired by Maurice Collins collection of eccentric contraptions, over 50 of which are currently on display at the British Library in London. The exhibits include this early food processor, a mechanical page turner, a clockwork burglar alarm and even an early version of a sat-nav […]
Our Mechanics Alive!! exhibition is making a brief appearance (for two school weeks) at Oakham School Smallbone Library Foyer, in Rutland, Leceistershire, before heading off on tour to Australia for a year.
A fantastic new children’s book by Brian Selznick is launched in the UK this week. Set in Paris, The Invention of Hugo Cabret, is an enthralling 526-page book in which the story of a 12 year old boy is told in both words and pictures. His adventures centre around the discovery of an old automaton, […]