Experience Moments Art at Moyse’s Hall
May 23 - September 30
‘Moments’, a unique exhibition of works by some of the world’s best-known contemporary artists is to be installed at Moyse’s Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk from 23 May until 30 September 2021. Run in association with Brandler Galleries, featured artists will include Banksy, Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Kaws, Pure Evil, Connor Brothers and Rachel List with both original artworks and prints.
Amongst the highlights will be a few artworks by Banksy, including his ‘Heart Boy’, which was originally painted on a wall in Islington, London in 2009, but has never been exhibited in the UK before. Some of the artworks and prints will be available for purchase.
The nationally important exhibition will be supplemented by a range of workshops, live art demonstrations, artist talks and pop-up activities themed around the concept of ‘moments’, some will be suitable for school and college students. These activities will take place at various locations around the town including The Apex entertainment centre. Where possible, ‘Moments’ will also link with local community art groups to offer workshops for all ages and levels of experience.
Art at Night preview with Rachel List
‘Art at Night’ a special by invitation preview on Saturday, 1 May between 5pm and 7pm will be attended by renowned artist Rachel List, who gained prominence during the first lockdown with her painting ‘NHS Angel’. Rachel will be finishing a new piece of work for inclusion in the exhibition, which will be kept on permanent display at Moyse’s Hall Museum.
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Admission into ‘Moments’ between 23 May and 30 September 2021 will be priced at £5 for adults, £3 concessions and children aged 5-16 years and £15 for a family (2+3). Pre-booked slots can be arranged for 10am,11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm.
Timed viewing slots of one hour must be pre-booked either online at www.moyseshall.org, in person at The Apex or by telephoning The Apex box office on 01284 758000. An optional donation per transaction will be put towards staging future events at Moyse’s Hall; there will also be donation points around the galleries. Covid-19 measures in place at the time will be followed including social distancing, track and trace and the wearing of masks.
Cover: NHS Angel by Rachel List – Image courtesy of John Brandler