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PROJECT: WW1 PAPER TOYS

FIRST WORLD WAR: THEN AND NOW/HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND

VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE MEDWAY REGION

 

The Centenary is a chance to understand the war better, uncover its stories and explore what it means to us today. The World War 1 Paper Toys project aims to look at and consider the cultural heritage of Medway through paper toy models produced between 1914-1918 and engage children and families in learning about history through making.

 

activities taking place across Medway until the end of 2018. These have involved the guildhall museum, rochester, rochester library and medway archives with activities that include:

 

pop-up exhibitions

craft workshops

art trail in rochester shop windows

 

This project is supported by the  National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund special grant programme ‘First World War – Then and Now’.

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EXHIBITION: ANATOMICA

ROCHESTER ART GALLERY, ROCHESTER

7TH SEPETEMBER  – 2ND DECEMBER 2018

 

An exhibition that showcases paper textiles by Caroline Collinge. The work on exhibition includes origami, illustrations and costumes created for commissions that have been carried out under the guise of cabinet of curiosity studio. Highlights include  a dance film and Japanese-inspired costume made during a recent commission for the Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture; illustrations, paper textiles and a paper dress from an artist in residency at Guildford Cathedral; and other paper costumes and crafts commisioned by museums and galleries across the UK.

 

More information can be found here

 

 

 

Supported by Medway Arts Team.