Horniman crowdfunds a World Gallery

There was not a country in the world that had not fought a battle in the war of all Earth against the invaders from Mars. All was forgiven. All living things were brothers, and all dead things were even more so. - Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of TitanShut Kwan from the Horniman Museum writes:Some of ...

Day of the Dead Late, at the Horniman

Thursday 7 November, 6-9pm The Horniman’s next after-hours party for adults, Day of the Dead Late, is inspired by the annual Mexican festival. Follow a procession of fluorescent skeletons and Mexican musicians through the galleries, dance with a giant skeleton, experience a magical puppet performance with Theatre of Dolls, join in a Day of the Dead ...

Night at the Horniman

Via the South East London forum:The Horniman Garden Party featuring rAndom InternationalThursday 16 May, 6-9pmHorniman Museum and GardensJoin us after-hours for an exclusive garden-themed evening of art, music, film and poetry.rAndom International’s recent installation, Rain Room at the Barbican had visitors queuing for hours. Tonight, this world-famous artist collective will be weaving its magic at ...

Khufu, can you hear me?!

Mentuhotep III, Rameses XI, Qa'a, Jean Michel Jarre, Seamus Heaney, Nadine Coyle, Martin McGuinness... your boys took one hell of a beating, etc, etc.The Horniman Museum has won the public vote to secure the next work by installation artists rAndom, collecting 1,615 vote in an online poll. The collective strength of South East London's hyperlocal ...

Help Horniman rain supreme

The Horniman Museum is one of three London institutions in the running to host the next installation by rAndom, the team behind the hugely successful Rain Room at the Barbican, with the winning venue chosen by a public vote. The artists explain:rAndom create artworks exploring behaviour and interaction, using light and movement. Stuart Wood, Florian ...