Dancer Chloe Mead performing in Dulwich Picture Gallery

Bringing museums

to life through dance

Welcome to 'The Imagination Museum' - a performance project bringing dance to museums and heritage sites across the UK, and a place to share events, opportunities, experiences and resources exploring ways of moving in museums.

About Us

Current Imagination Museum project - Mayflower 400

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15th February 2020

The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400

Westbury Manor Museum, Fareham

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8th March 2020

The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400

Aldershot Military Museum

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4th April 2020

The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400

Red House Museum and Gardens

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Children in Retford rehearsing for a performance with The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 project


Our response to the COVID-19 crisis

The Imagination Museum Director Katie Green reflects on what is happening to Made By Katie Green/The Imagination Museum at this time, and talks a bit about our next steps.

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Dancers performing The Imagination Museum at Bassetlaw Museum


The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 travels to Hampshire and Dorset!

Find out more about our planned performances of The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 with 3 Hampshire Cultural Trust venues from February - July 2020.

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Cotton – About Time Dance Company

Cotton is a site-responsive dance work for 3 professional dancers and a community cast; a captivating exploration through dance and sound, illuminating processes of cotton production in Lancashire.

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Disgo Distaw Owain Glyndwr Silent Disco

Light Ladd & Emberton's award-nominated show was originally created in 2017 with investment from Visit Wales, in a partnership with Cadw, to be shown in the UNESCO world heritage castles of Edward I in north Wales.

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New Adventures - Cinderella: A Museum Adventure

Cinderella: A Museum Adventure was an exciting collaborative project with the Imperial War Museum to coincide with the UK tour of Matthew Bourne’s Cinderella.

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Lowestoft Dance Map - Glass House Dance

Lowestoft Dance Map (2017-19) was part of Making Waves Together, an ambitious programme in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft to raise the profile for culture as a driver for economic growth and community pride.

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The National Gallery and Avant Garde Dance

A collaborative project between the National Gallery and Avant Garde Dance Company, as part of YouTube’s VR Creator Lab programme; an initiative to support creators to make on-line virtual reality content in new VR180 format capturing 180 degree panoramic images.