Modern take on ancient objects
Artists from the CT6 contemporary art group have taken their inspiration from objects in Herne Bay museum for their latest exhibition. Their display, which runs until Saturday September 11 2010, is linked to the BBC/British Museum A History of the World project and features the work of 12 town artists.
Among those is Mandy Troughton, one of the co-organisers, who is exhibiting her model white heron. The exhibition has been called Art from Artefacts and has been inspired by the objects normally on show in the museum. Visitors will be encouraged to have a look at the original piece which inspired each art creation. The exhibition is free and may be seen Monday to Saturday, 10am-4pm and from 1pm~4pm on Sundays.
Tying in with the exhibition is Canterbury museum service’s Relic Trail which lasts until the end of the year and covers the district’s three museums. This is also free and was inspired by the BBC children’s Relic programme.
HB Gazette 8th July 2010