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For those of you who love archives and libraries and enjoy visiting museums and art galleries, this may be the website for you.  If you like finding out about forthcoming exhibitions (and anything archaeological and historical) see http://www.culture24.org.uk/home. It’s partly

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Home is where the Art is

A Visit to the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth If you like Victorian art then you are in for a treat. Go for the day from Portsmouth or make a weekend of it and visit the gallery on Saturday

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The Scream

It was on this day in 1994 that Edvard Munch’s masterpiece The Scream was recovered after having being stolen three months earlier from the National Gallery in Oslo. Last week a pastel version of the work became the most expensive

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The Tate has created a wonderfully creative website called Wondermind. It’s about the human mind and all the weird and amazing stuff that is going on inside it. It also about the exhibition of Alice in Wonderland art on display

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University of Portsmouth art collection

The BBC recently featured three of the paintings we have here in the Library: http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/galleries/locations/the-university-library-3565 Why not come and visit and view the many others that decorate the walls.  There’s a handout on the subject at the reception desk if

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An Original Art Gallery

Here at Thing of the Day we love a bit of culture and enjoy nothing better than to see the latest exhibitions whether they be in art galleries, museums or outdoors. Here’s something the BBC have reported on recently with a very

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Beatles to Bowie

Another major exhibition that’s been on recently is the Beatles to Bowie at the National Portrait Gallery: http://www.npg.org.uk:8080/beatles/index3.htm This exhibiton looks at the various personalities of the 1960s music scene such as the Beatles, the Kinks, the Rolling Stones and

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Is this a Grey Area?

Grey Area is an independent art gallery in Brighton, East Sussex. It specialises in experimental contemporary art events. It’s a great gallery in what used to be a dilapidated basement – which provides an interesting, idiosyncratic space. It exhibits a diverse

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Pinhole Photography

In this day and age digital cameras have made it possible for everyone to take beautiful photographs… but for those who would like to produce something a little different, why not give pinhole photography a try? Without a lens and

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