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2 dancers wearing lots and lots of layers of multi-coloured clothes dance freely with their arms reaching up to the sky and their heads thrown back. They dance in a white cube gallery space with a single strip of fluorescent light all around the wall.

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Discover dance and heritage events, projects and performances.

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Dancers perform outside Lowestoft Museum as part of the Lowestoft Dance Map project

Telling Everyone’s Story – The Imagination Museum in Suffolk

What role can dance play in revitalising collections for new audiences? At our first in-person Advocacy Event, we invite you to imagine ways in which dance can be…

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A group of young people, wearing checked shirts and jeans and red or green aprons stand in front of Lowestoft Museum. They are holding hands and raising them in the air as they prepare to bow after their performance.

Practical dance workshop – The Imagination Museum in Suffolk

A practical dance workshop, following from our Telling Everyone’s Story event on Monday 13th May at Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich. This is an optional practical session at DanceEast (Foundry…

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Young dancers, wearing costumes of blue and white, lie on their sides amongst the green woodland landscape of Wheal Martyn Clay Works in Cornwall

Sustainability in Focus: The Imagination Museum in Cornwall

How can we use dance in museums to support greater access to and understanding of nature and natural sites? At our second Advocacy Event we invite you to…

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A group of young people dressed in blues, greys and whites perform with large metal poles in the paved stone yard behind one of the industrial sheds at the Wheal Martyn Clay Works museum.

Practical dance workshop – The Imagination Museum in Cornwall

A practical dance workshop, following from our Sustainability in Focus event on Wednesday 22nd May at Wheal Martyn Clay Works. This is an optional practical session at Wheal…

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A group of children and adults dressed in colourful everyday clothes dance in front of a Blackpool church

Keep dancing – The Imagination Museum in Blackpool

Dynamic ways of sustaining and celebrating Blackpool’s social dancing heritage. At our third Advocacy Event we invite you to imagine the role of the museum outside the museum…

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A group of young dancers dressed in whites, greys and browns cluster around each other, reaching out towards the camera. They are dancing in the large entrance foyer of the Horniman Museum.

Moving into the Future – The Imagination Museum in London

What is possible when dance and heritage organisations work in partnership over time? Reflecting on 10 years since Trinity Laban/the Horniman Museum and Gardens’ formative ‘Dance and museums…

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A group of people are seated around a table in a museum workshop room, with the table spread with large pieces of paper, pens and post-its. They listen intently to a man on the right side of the image as he describes something.

Phase 1 Review – The Imagination Museum

We will share the discoveries we have made following our relaunch in March 2024 about the role The Imagination Museum network can play in supporting dance and heritage…

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