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Curator's Choice: Actor, model and self-taught painter Rudi Patterson's Visions in Colour

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:00
From witnessing slavery in Jamaica as a youth to painting from a Notting Hill concrete high rise, Rudi Patterson's show at Leighton House Museum is powerful, says Wesley Kerr.
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Harry Potter illustrator reveals surprise locations ahead of London exhibition

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:00
Clare Melinsky, who is one of 22 leading artists from Dumfries and Galloway taking part in a showcase in Chelsea, says her Harry Potter creations owe their scenery to Scotland.
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Artist's Statement: Bruising, war wounds and dance from Belgium to Afghanistan

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:00
Artistic Director Lindsey Butcher on Rites of War, a dance theatre piece which is about to tour in a collaboration with choreographer Darshan Singh Bhuller and David Loyn, the BBC's Afghanistan correspondent.
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Science Museum summer exhibition looks like being pure rubbish

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:00
Artist Joshua Sofaer, who previously created a human scavenger hunt at Tate Modern, will assemble The Rubbish Collection from the Science Museum's waste this summer.
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Extravagant mansion built to please wife of 18th century politician discovered at Bletchley

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:00
Experts at Bletchley Park, the World War II codebreaking centre in Buckinghamshire, will examine bricks believed to come from a demolished mansion and two wartime huts.
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Mosaic from 4th century Roman villa to be revealed at Salisbury Museum

Tue, 2014-04-22 00:00
A mosaic depicting a drinking cup with dolphin-shaped handles will take three weeks to install in the £2.4 million Wessex Gallery this summer.
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Roman dog, goat and sheep imprints found by archaeologists in Leicester

Sun, 2014-04-20 00:00
Hoof and paw prints left on tiles are among the finds at Blackfriars in Leicester, where archaeologists believe a Roman mint and pit may have stood.
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Curator's Choice: The new Voices of Asia gallery at Leeds City Museum

Fri, 2014-04-18 00:00
Leeds City Museum's World View gallery has switched its focus from Africa to Asia. Curator Antonia Lovelace tells us about tea, jade, ivory and Dhol drumming videos.
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British Museum's Vikings Live to hit cinemas on April 24

Thu, 2014-04-17 00:00
Continuing the trend for alternative cinema content alongside major London exhibitions, Vikings Live is about to go on a major tour of British cinemas.
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British Museum's Vikings Live hits cinemas on April 24

Thu, 2014-04-17 00:00
The British Museum continues the trend for alternative cinema content for major London exhibitions as Vikings Live prepares to go on a major tour of British cinemas.
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Bath Fashion Museum enlists public to explore women's fashions during World War One

Thu, 2014-04-17 00:00
Residents in Somerset are being asked to help stage The Great War in Costume: Family and Fashion on the Home Front by sharing their keepsakes and mementos.
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Huge meteorites and baby T-Rexes: Armagh Planetarium shoots for the stars

Thu, 2014-04-17 00:00
The Northern Irish venue's first event for Museums at Night features a cinema, balloons and a robotic dinosaur made out of foam. We find out more.
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A mother, a homeless man and a fashionista battle it out for 2014 BP Portrait Award

Thu, 2014-04-17 00:00
In a record-breaking year for entries, three artists have been short-listed for the 25th anniversary BP Portrait Award 2014 at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
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Competition: Win a signed limited edition Modern Toss Periodic Table of Swearing print

Thu, 2014-04-17 00:00
As part of Museums at Night 2014 we have a Modern Toss print of their Periodic Table of Swearing to give away courtesy of the cheeky duo who will be making two appearances during the festival.
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Curator's Choice: Rotten eggs and hard labour at the last town gasworks in England

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
Ovens, tar and the smell of rotten eggs are all part of the ancient ovens at the Museum of Gas in Norfolk, which will enjoy a special opening for Museums at Night.
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Matisse and Mallard to guns and butterflies: Ten things to do around the UK this Easter

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
From a vertiginous climb above the ss Great Britain to treasures from 15th century China in Glasgow, there's no reason to end up with egg on your face this Easter. Here are a few tips.
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Times+ competition events

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
Times+ competition events
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Only surviving town gasworks in England and Wales to open for Museums at Night

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
The Gas Museum in the Norfolk town of Fakenham will light a lamp for the public this May. Chairman Mike Bridges tells us about pubs, cookers and the holes in every field.
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Curator's Choice: Henri Matisse – The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern

Wed, 2014-04-16 00:00
Nicholas Cullinan, the Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and co-curator of Tate's Matisse show, on key works from the exhibition.
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Chapels, circuses and colour as Matisse's Cut-Outs thrill at Tate Modern

Tue, 2014-04-15 00:00
The most expansive exhibition of Henri Matisse's works in decades concentrates on the prolific final 17 years of his life in an exhibition recreating the excitement of the artist's studio.
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