Gilbert (b. 1943) & George (b. 1942) are a Turner Prize-winning artist partnership, who have worked and shared their lives together for fifty years. The playful and ambiguous works on display, drawn from the ARTIST ROOMS collection, explore themes essential to humanity and contemporary society including sex, faith, and identity.
Frank Brangwyn (1867–1956) achieved early fame as a printmaker, and made over 1,000 original prints in his lifetime. This display of etchings and lithographs from the Fine Art collection captures the range of his work.
This fascinating display of outfits and oral histories from LGBTQ individuals from Sussex, from the 1950s to the present day, looks at how individuals construct identities, both personal and collective, through dress.
Create your own animations and Gifs using museum objects as inspiration. Your creation could feature in the upcoming Brighton Digital Festival display at the museum. Use your own smartphone or the equipment provided.
Pop-up short talks and closer looks at stories from our eclectic collections led by Royal Pavilion & Museums staff. Perfect for lunch-time!
Angelica Kauffman: an eighteenth century European Wunderkind. Dr Alexandra Loske will introduce this extraordinary woman, who in the 1760s took the London art scene by storm. The talk will be held in front of one of her finest works, Penelope at her Loom.
Join us once a month for one of our themed Free Days at Brighton Museum, with family activities and a chance to get up close and personal to objects not usually on display.
As part of Heritage Open Days, come and explore the Museum and Brighton Dome for free. Join backstage tours, talks and workshops, including learning how to make your own animation with Brighton Youth Film Festival.
Take a trip to prehistoric Brighton using digital technology. With the help of the University of Brighton and Grant Cox of ArtasMedia, we’ll be showcasing new ways of bringing prehistoric Brighton to life — from a VR recreation of an … Continued