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Images of dancers in a gallery - work by Rosemary Butcher
Opportunities

Dance4: ‘Landings’, Imprints’, ‘Traces’ – Dance in the Gallery after Rosemary Butcher

Join Stefanie Sachsenmaier (Middlesex University) in conversation with Andrea Niederbuchner (dance curator and producer) and Sam Williams (artist) to explore the particular affinities that gallery spaces offer dance in contemporary times - 18th March 2021

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Grace Nicol and Sinead O’Dwyer, Slip Mould Slippery, image by Mario Bertieri of Becky Namguards
Opportunities

Dance4: Public Dance - Performance for Galleries, Museums and Other Public Spaces

Join choreographer Grace Nicol and collaborators for a talk and launch of a free interactive Public Dance Pack that considers how to support challenging and risk-taking work within the contexts of galleries and museums - 25th March 2021.

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Image of Newstead Abbey created by Eleanor Sikorski
Opportunities

Dancing Museums II - Haunting Newstead Abbey

As part of the Dancing Museums II upcoming digital workshop week titled, 'Acts of Social and Political Change: New Voices' hosted by the UK partners, artist Eleanor Sikorski has curated an artist panel with mayfield brooks, Mary Pearson, Seke Chimutengwende with panel facilitation by Season Butler - 9th March 2021.

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Image of young dancer at Watford Museum
Case Studies

Museums in Motion - Royston, Stevenage and Watford Museums

Museums in Motion was a series of community dance and technology participation projects working with three groups of young people aged 4 – 18 years old and their families. Each museum had a three-day creative process resulting in an audio-visual installation at the museum for 8 weeks that was also available online.

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A picture of dancer Jen Ward from Born and Bred Dance Theatre collaborating with school children
Consortium News

What might a strong collaborative process look like which supports innovative, engaging artistic interpretation of museum artefacts?

Participants at our October 2020 Imagination Museum consortium event suggested some of the practical steps dance and heritage organisations could take to support a ‘strong collaborative process’.

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Young dancers performing in The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 in Retford in November 2019
Consortium News

What are the challenges faced by dancers and museums in trying to work collaboratively?

A review of our Imagination Museum Consortium discussion in October 2020, outlining some key challenges for dance and heritage organisations wishing to collaborate.