Hockney exhibition part of Bowes’ forthcoming programme

Date Posted: 09/05/2014

An exhibition concentrating on the work of artist David Hockney will run at The Bowes Museum from 7th June to 28th September.

Hockney Printmaker is just one of an eclectic mix of works coming up at the County Durham venue.

School trip organisers planning a trip in the next few weeks can catch Shafts of Light – Mining Art in the Great Northern Coalfield from 17th May to 21st September; an illustration of the working environment of coal miners via their own interpretation.

The Victorian Childhood exhibition, from 21st June to 7th September compares the lifestyles of rich and poor Victorian children through the key themes of clothing, school, work, play and home life.

The exhibition is interactive and includes costumes, craft activities and games.

And looking ahead to the autumn term, Birds of Paradise, from 25th October to spring 2015, features extravagant catwalk creations and elegant from Christian Dior, Cristobal Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen and Jean Paul Gaultier.

For further school trip information visit www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk.

Pictured: Self Portrait 1954 Lithograph in five colours by David Hockney (photo credit: David Hockney).

 

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