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Exhibition 15 July - 20 August
Museum of Mystery and Imagination
The Museum of Mystery and Imagination
An Exhibition in the Allsop Gallery of the Bridport Arts Centre 15th July to 20th August 2021
An exhibition of artworks which is purposely mysterious created from the imagination of artists and aimed to inspire the imagination of the audience.
According to the dictionary definition a museum houses a collection of natural, artistic, historical or scientific objects. To muse is to ponder or consider meditatively. A mystery is something which is obscure or secret, and imagination is the faculty of making images from the mind of things neither present nor real.
Therefore an artistic Museum of Mystery and Imagination would be a collection of artworks which appear to be obscure or mysterious and which the artist has used their imagination to create images or objects which in reality do not exist. Allowing visitors to such a museum to meditatively ponder and consider … using their own imaginations to wander and debate what is real and what is not.
Artists taking part in this exhibition are: David Brooke, Tim Carroll, Elaine Dixon, John Hurford, Caroline Ireland, David Lawrence, Debbie Lee, Lisa Lindqvist, Amanda Popham and Suzanne Woodward.
Dinner & show offer
Enjoy an evening at Bridport Art Centre’s Pantry Restaurant.
*A pre Show Supper is available with this event*
The menus will be published alongside the event two weeks before the show. Vegetarian options available.
There will be an option to add your supper to your cart when you book the event.