Northern Ireland’s most compelling treasure house, the Ulster Museum, is delighted to collaborate with 26. Writers, including poets Michael Longley, Paul Muldoon and Bernard MacLaverty, have been randomly paired with visual artists, such as Michael’s daughter, Sarah Longley, Peter Anderson and Ross Wilson. These creative partnerships have hustled, bustled and negotiated their way to creating personal responses to myriad of intriguing objects. You can discover exactly how and why they were inspired at the exhibition in The Belfast Room from 14th October.
|A Fantastic Launch of 26 Treasures at the Ulster Museum!
26 Treasures extended until 14th November 2011
We opened the 26 Treasures exhibition at the Ulster Museum on 14th October 2011 with much joy and excitement. Many of our contributors were there in full voice as well as supporters, friends and the BBC (listen to the interviews on Radio Ulster www.bbc....
|Writers & Artists Take A Fresh Look At Ulster Museum's Most Precious Treasures
In a hugely scientific pairing exercise in June earlier this year, writers and artists got together to find out what and who fate had coupled them with in preparation for 26 Treasures at the Ulster Museum.
This gave then an opportunity to get up close and personal with their treasure, meet the other half of their partnership and say hello to the other people...
|26 Treasures at the Ulster Museum Launches on 14 October 2011
Excitement is building at the Ulster Museum as final preparations are made for the grand opening of 26 Treasures at the Ulster Museum on Friday 14th October. Unlike other the other projects in Wales and Scotland, Northern Ireland are featuring visual as well as verbal responses to the Ulster Museum's most precious treasures.
14th century bog butter, an exquisite golden...