Night in the Museum: Ryan Gander curates Arts Council Collection

From: 24th February 2017 4:30 pm

To: 21st May 2017 4:00 pm

Lancaster Road, Leicester LE1 7HA, United Kingdom





Attenborough Arts Centre brings a major new touring exhibition to Leicester which sees leading British artist, Ryan Gander, select work from Art Council Collection’s world class national collection of modern and contemporary British art.
This exhibition includes a major new commission ‘As old as time itself, slept alone’ by Ryan Gander, presented as part of the exhibition. Night in the Museum brings together over 30 works by artists including Roger Hiorns, Henry Moore, Angela Bulloch and Wolfgang Tillmans.
For this exhibition, Gander has made a selection of works from the Arts Council Collection’s nearly 8,000 works of British art in a range of media. The majority of these were acquired from young and emerging UK-based artists over the past 70 years.

  • Ryan Gander In Conversation: Friday 24 February, 12.30pm – 1.30pm, £15. For 16+ years – Join Ryan Gander and a special guest speaker for a conversation about our new exhibition ‘Night in the Museum: Ryan Gander Curates the Arts Council Collection.’
  • VIP Evening: Friday 24 February, 4.30pm – 5pm, £15 booking advised
    An exclusive introduction to our new exhibition. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco and a canapé with Attenborough Arts Centre Director Michaela Butter and special guests.
  • FREE Public preview: Friday 24 February, 5.30pm – 7.30pm, booking advised



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