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Dream OnThe V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the notion that objects come to life when we are not looking, the exhibition will weave together several elements and displays. One aspect will be a new work by internationally acclaimed ceramist Christie Brown that has been created in response to the Museum's collection. Ludus Est references dolls and toys in the collections and the artist's own childhood memories to present a series of dream-like tableaux that takes visitors on a narrative journey in which two dolls based on the 1920's Italian Lenci dolls explores the museum after hours. Also on display will be Madeleine Waller and Katherine Tulloh's photographs, which have been created by working with school pupils in order to retell and stage the duo's own dreams.

 

About V & A Museum of Childhood

The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from games throughout the ages to a historical look at cots, prams and feeding bottles (including a 19th century ceramic bottle). More about V & A Museum of Childhood

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Dream On  Ludus Est - Caroline and Godfrey go to school, Ceramic 2017. Photo by Sylvain Deleu  

   
Dream On - Ludus Est - Caroline and Godfrey go to school, Ceramic 2017. Photo by Sylvain Deleu

Dream On Ludus Est - Caroline and Godfrey go to school, Ceramic 2017. Photo by Sylvain Deleu 


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Madeleine Waller: Sister BrotherMadeleine Waller: Sister BrotherMadeleine Waller: Sister BrotherPhotographic portraits exploring sibling relationships and how they affect our sense of identity. The result is "a wide-ranging - and often amusing - look at the physical relationships and striking resemblances" (The Guardian) between brothers and sisters.2018-02-25T10:00:00+00002018-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  25th November 2017 to 20th May 2018
VENUE  V & A Museum of Childhood 
Photographic portraits exploring sibling relationships and how they affect our sense of identity. The result is "a wide-ranging - and often amusing - look at the physical relationships and striking resemblances" (The Guardian) between brothers and sisters.... More about this event
 
Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in StoriesMichael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in StoriesMichael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in StoriesThe original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life of Michael Morpurgo, one of Britain's greatest living authors for children.Through notebooks and manuscripts, photographs and illustrations, the exhibition shows how books like Private Peaceful have come about. Atmospheric sounds intr2018-02-25T00:00:00+00002018-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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Free EventEnds Today

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  22nd July 2017 to 25th February 2018
VENUE  V & A Museum of Childhood 
The original puppet from War Horse will be on display at a free Museum of Childhood exhibition documenting the life of Michael Morpurgo, one of Britain's greatest living authors for children.Through notebooks and manuscripts, photographs and illustrations, the exhibition shows how books like Private Peaceful have come about. Atmospheric sounds intr... More about this event
 
Dream OnDream OnDream OnThe V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the notion that objects come to life when we are not looking, the exhibition will weave together several elements and displays. One aspect will be a new work by internationally acclaimed ceramist Christie Brown that has been created in re2018-02-25T00:00:00+00002019-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums | PRICING  Free  
DATES  10th February 2018 to 20th January 2019
VENUE  V & A Museum of Childhood 
The V&A Museum explores the world of dreams and the unconscious with its new exhibition, Dream On. Playing with the notion that objects come to life when we are not looking, the exhibition will weave together several elements and displays. One aspect will be a new work by internationally acclaimed ceramist Christie Brown that has been created in re... More about this event
 
 

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