Exploring Brighton Gallery

The Exploring Brighton gallery and Images of Brighton gallery are the local history galleries in Brighton Museum & Art Gallery. The galleries should be viewed in association with each other as they represent two very different sides of the city. … Continued

Scandal and intrigue in suburbia

On the Pull Researcher/Interpreter Gayle Dower explores the scandalous world of blue tit courtship in her research on the Natural Science Collection. Blue tits are cute little monogamous birds, right? Every spring males establish territories, agreeing real estate by squaring up … Continued

Picturing Stories

How can a still image tell a story? Picturing stories features paintings and texts displayed together to demonstrate the different ways artists have interpreted the written word. Western art has traditionally been based on stories. History, literature, myth, legends and religion … Continued

Hippies

Hippies emerged in the mid 1960s in the United States, particularly on the West Coast. The Haight-Ashbury area of San Francisco became the centre of hippy culture, culminating in the ‘Summer of Love’ in 1967. They introduced or popularised many … Continued

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