On 29 August 2018, the extraordinary exhibition experienceCOLOUR is open at Glasshouse Arts Centre, Stourbridge. With large scale exhibits, hands on displays and awe-inspiring experiments, the exhibition is a fascinating exploration into the art and science of colour in the world around us.
Specially designed to be enjoyed by all ages and abilities (under 12s go free), visitors to the exhibition can stand inside a rainbow, play with the shadows of an eclipse, explore reflection, and investigate the mystery of coloured shadows.
Following on from a successful European tour, Glasshouse Arts Centre in Stourbridge is the first UK venue to show the exhibition. Developed in Switzerland by a team of scientists and artists at the Goetheanum, the exhibition is a journey through areas of science, philosophy, art and education. Visitors can discover the science of colour, find out how different colours affect us all, and experience the power of colour. The exhibition also includes new exhibits based on the work of Michael Wilson who, originally from Birmingham, was a curative educator, scientist and General Secretary of the Anthroposophical Society in Great Britain.
Oliver Cheney, Principal of Glasshouse College and Argent College, Ruskin Mill Trust explains; “We are delighted to host this ground-breaking exhibition here at Glasshouse Arts Centre. It is the first time the exhibition has been shown in the UK and visitors are going to have great fun getting to grips with the huge exhibits, displays and experiments. The themes in the exhibition investigate some of the most unexpected colour phenomena that still intrigue physicists today, colour appearances that deeply move us, and the effect of colour in all our lives”
The exhibition will be accompanied by a programme of talks, workshops and evening events.
experienceCOLOUR has been designed by Nora Löbe and Matthias Rang at the Science Section, Goetheanum, Switzerland.
It is open Tuesdays - Sunday 10am – 4pm (open until 8pm on Wednesdays) 29 August - 14 October 2018.
Admission is £5 for over 12s. Under 12s go free.