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Art Space , Then and Now

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Art Space November 2017 ‘Then and Now’   In 2007...

Borg/McEnroe – Reviewed by Jamie

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You’re probably thinking; “a biopic film about tennis, not exactly...

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Beautiful, Vulnerable and Inaccessible

Monday, April 27, 2015

There is currently an exhibition of ‘Beautiful, vulnerable and inaccessible’ in the Art Space at Rhodes. This exhibition is a collaboration between the museum and photographer Sarah Stephens and it highlights the fragile nature of museum collections. Many of the items photographed for this project are not on display because their condition is poor and this is a chance to get ‘up close’ with them in a way you would not normally be able to do. Museum collections are not all pristine. Objects have ‘lived’ before they even get to us, and preventing further wear and tear is a major...

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Hidden treasure – another costume story

Friday, April 10, 2015

A few months ago the museum received an interesting gift of clothing from a family who had lived in Bishop’s Stortford in the early part of the 20th Century. The donation of items ranged from Edwardian children’s clothing to ladies dresses from the 1940s. One of the most interesting costumes may not appear at first to be exciting at all, but it is a hidden treasure. A jacket and skirt suit in white/cream wool with thin blue stripes, it is in poor condition, but it is an important piece for us here because, sewn into the jacket is a label,...

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