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Relaunching The Imagination Museum

We’re thrilled to announce the return of The Imagination Museum. Offering dance and heritage professionals the chance to be part of a vibrant network, we invite you to imagine new ways to collaborate and enliven heritage sites and collections with memorable dance activity. 

Join us for our first introductory online event at 10am on Thursday 21st March to find out more about our plans for the future and discover how you can be part of The Imagination Museum. 

Following this we will hold a series of in-person events on specific themes held at partner venues in Suffolk, Cornwall, Blackpool and London. 

What role can dance play in revitalising collections for new audiences? 

Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich, Suffolk 

Monday 13th May ; Booking and full details here

How can we use dance in museums to support greater access to and understanding of nature? 

Wheal Martyn, St Austell, Cornwall 

Wednesday 22nd May ; Booking and full details here

Discover dynamic ways of sustaining and celebrating Blackpool’s social dancing heritage. 

Showtown, Blackpool 

Thursday 20th June; Booking and full details here

What is possible when dance and heritage organisations work in partnership over time? 

Trinity Laban, London 

Wednesday 4th September; Booking and full details here

Take a look around our new-look website to find out more about The Imagination Museum and join us as we discover what’s possible when dance and heritage sites come together. 

If you have any questions or need any further information, please contact our Project Manager Alice Odin on manager (at) .

The Imagination Museum is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England, and is currently being managed by Made By Katie Green. In 2024 it is being delivered in partnership with Colchester and Ipswich Museums, DanceEast, Wheal Martyn, Showtown, the Horniman Museum and Gardens and Trinity Laban, with additional support from an Executive Committee, and Advisory Organisations including the Association for Suffolk Museums and Arts & Heritage.

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