Talks, tours & events
Sat 1 Apr | 4-4.30pm
Dance Collective, Monday Butoh Group will travel through A Certain Kind of Light for a gallery experience with a difference. Move with the group on a journey through the exhibition, follow their lead and explore how the body responds to light and space.
Fri 7 Apr | 11am - 3pm (Drop-in)
Join artist Hermione Allsopp to create a collaborative sculpture in response to A Certain Kind of Light. Looking especially at Peter Lanyon’s piece Colour Construction we will develop geometric stained glass prisms to fill the room with a different kind of light. Suitable for adults, young people and families with children of all ages.
Sat 8 Apr | 2pm
Six Facets of Light interweaves a walker’s experiences of light in nature with the observations, jottings and thoughts of a dozen writers, painters, and some scientists, who have wrestled to define and understand light. From Ravilious to Dante, Hopkins to Turner, Coleridge to Whitman, Fra Angelico to Newton, the mystery of light is teased out and pondered on.
Sun 9 Apr | 2pm
A rare chance to view our collection of sketches produced by Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell in preparation for their murals in Berwick Church. Your guide, Terry Henson, will invite you to view these delicate works on paper and explore the context and creative process behind the mural commission.
Fri 14 Apr | 2-3pm
Paul Young has a collection of well over 200 items of toys and memorabilia related to classic children's television, from vintage Muffin the Mule, Sooty and Sweep puppets to Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds, Wallace & Gromit and even some original animation cels from The Pink Panther and Count Duckula.