These 3 venues have CMT exhibits on show all year round. Choose a link below for opening times and more information.
- American Visionary Arts Museum – Baltimore – USA
- Discovery World – Wisconsin – USA
- Automata Museum – Heyri Art Village – South Korea
Tim Hunkin’s latest arcade of slot machines, including some old favourites from CMT’s Covent Garden days – The Frisker, Test Your Nerve and The Chiropodist – opened in 2015. Novelty Automation is a mix of humour and engineering. It’s a new home for Tim Hunkin’s arcade machines, with some guest machines made by kindred spirits.
Novelty Automation is at 1a Princeton Street, London WC1R 4AX and more of Tim’s machines can be seen in his first arcade on Southwold Pier.
Dockside Automata at Gallions Reach, London
A rare chance to see a collection of 16 of our exhibits in London, including works from Paul Spooner, Peter Markey, Keith Newstead, Ron Fuller, Carlos Zapata, Pierre Mayer, John Lumbus and Fi Henshall.
- Press buttons and turn handles to trigger the machines into magical life
- See work in progress at Fire the Inventor’s temporary on-site workshop
- Enjoy a coffee or tea and sup in the kinetic atmosphere
- Stunning views of the docks and low-flying aircraft!
Artist in Residence, Stephen Guy will be leading community workshops during the period.
Find out more here.
This event is a collaboration between Fire the Inventor, Cabaret Mechanical Theatre, Bow Arts and Notting Hill Housing.
A Curious Turn: Moving Mechanical Sculpture
A Crafts Council Exhibition
The eagerly anticipated tour of the Crafts Council’s exhibition, A Curious Turn, began in full at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, (a smaller version of the show premiered at the Platform Gallery in Habitat, King’s Road, London).
The UK tours dates are:
- 18th Feb to 21st May 2017, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
- 8th Jul – 2nd Sep 2017, Gallery Oldham
- 15 Sep – 19 Nov 2017, Derby Museum and Art Gallery
- 1 Dec 2017 – 1 Mar 2018, Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
- 10 Mar – 20 May 2018, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Devon
- 26 May – 19 Aug 2018, Heath Robinson Museum, Pinner
Links: Crafts Council