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What's On 2016

Exhibition and Events at Ceredigion Museum

Along with the permanent displays the museum has a lively programme of temporary exhibitions and events.

Exhibitions are free; there is a charge for some events.

Ticket Information 01970 633088
Ceredigion Museum

Cardboard boxes are filled with objects that were once the fabric of the lives of others. If you were the archivist what history would you tell? This exhibition encourages the public to mine the ore of these objects, transforming them through story and symbol, exploring the idea that the universe is made of stories, not atoms.
Hollow: Mining for Stories
EXHIBITION: Hollow: Mining for Stories
13 May - 10 July
Refugees in Wales

An innovative project sharing the real stories of refugees in Wales with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Come along to the official launch of the Refugees in Wales exhibition on Friday 8 July at 7-9pm for more stories of recent refugees to Wales and hear poetry and stories from Sue Jones Davies and Peter Stevenson. With refreshments and live music.

EXHIBITION: Refugees in Wales
5 July - 28 August
Who, What, WEAR, When?
The changing silhouette and social role of women

“Fashion is born by small facts, trends, or even politics, never by trying to make pleats and furbelows, by clothes easy to copy, or by the shortening or lengthening of the skirt.”
Reflecting on this quote by Elsa Schiaparelli (1880 – 1973) this exhibition, centred on costumes from Ceredigion Museum, will explore the relationship between the role of women in society and the changing shape of their fashion from 1850 to 1970.

EXHIBITION: Who, What, WEAR, When?
23 July – 30 October
Music Fest: Revolting Rhymes Magnard Ensemble
(Wind Quintet and Piano and Narrator)
A performance for children of 5 -11 years and their parents

The Magnard Ensemble is a dynamic wind chamber group which explores new and exciting ways to present live music to all ages. Founded in 2012 by five students at the Royal Academy of Music, they are building a reputation for accessible and original programmes. Three Little Pigs & Little Red Riding Hood by Paul Patterson.
Keep in touch for more information about additional Music Fest.
Tickets bookable from Arts Centre 623232 or the museum 633088
£5.00 (children under 3 go free)
MUSIC FEST: Revolting Rhymes Magnard Ensemble
Monday 25 July 11.30am
Family Workshop
Paper Sculpture

Bring out your inner fashion diva! Small 3D paper dolls and a giant evolving paper sculpture based on the 1850s costume on display.

WORKSHOP: Paper Sculpture
Wednesday 27 July Drop-in 11am - 1pm
Introduction to Adventure travel with Cameraman Rhys Thwaites Jones

Come and find out about how to make adventure travel films from Rhys Thwaites Jones A UK-based shooting producer-director, specialising in promos, adventure docs and factual TV series.
If you have ideas about a project that you’d like to get off the ground now’s the chance to talk to an expert!

£10 Booking essential
EVENT: Adventure travel with Cameraman Rhys Thwaites Jones
Thursday 28 July 5pm - 7pm
Coliseum Film Club
Rear Window
One of Hitchcock’s essential masterpieces, Rear Window features a wheelchair bound photographer played by James Stewart who spies across his apartment’s courtyard on his neighbours. He becomes convinced that one of his neighbours has has committed a murder.
A /US/ 1954 /Director(s): Alfred Hitchcock/ 112 mins

£7 (£6 Concessions)
FILM CLUB: Rear Window
Friday 5 August 7pm
Refuge Wales Activity Session
Join the Refugee Wales team at Ceredigion Museum. Celebrate the traditions of Wales’ refugee communities with our hand-on activities. Crafts, colouring-in and learning worksheets for kids and grown-ups too.

EVENT: Refuge Wales Activity Session
Thursday 11 August 11am - 1pm
Family Photobooth

Have fun travelling through time and take a snapshot of fashion. Includes back drops based on images from the museum collection.

WORKSHOP: Snapshot Family Photobooth
Wednesday 17 August Drop In: 11am - 1pm
Coliseum Film Club
Pandora's Box

In this acclaimed German silent film, Lulu (Louise Brooks) is a young woman so beautiful and alluring that few can resist her siren charms. When Lulu’s charms inevitably lead to tragedy, the downward spiral encompasses them all.
PG /G /Dir G.W.Pabst /109 min

£7 (£6 Concessions)
FILM CLUB: Pandora's Box
Friday 2 September 7pm
Band Night
Three Legg'd Mare

Three Legg’d Mare specialise in traditional songs with a difference. Let them take you to Wales, England and far beyond with close harmonies, a wide range of instruments, and songs of madness, love, death and adventure.

£7 (£6 Concessions)
BAND NIGHT: Three Legg'd Mare
Saturday 17 September 7pm
Coliseum Film Club
North by Northwest

Featuring one of cinema’s most iconic action sequences, North By Northwest stars Cary grant as a Madison Avenue advertising executive who finds himself swept up in a terrifying chase across America, taking him from the headquarters of the United Nations to the heights of Mount Rushmore.
A /US /1959/ Dir Alfred Hitchcock /136 min.

£7 (£6 Concessions)
FILM CLUB: North by Northwest
Friday 23 September 7pm
Talk by Liv Mutton textile Film Artist
The crazy rainbow that is the role of a costume painter, dyer textiles and breakdown artist within film and television. A multi coloured insight into what goes into creating costumes for Hollywood’s stars and superheros..

TALK: Blood, Mud, Sweat and Silk
Saturday 8 October 3pm
Coliseum Film Club

A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.
PG /US /2014 /Dir Robert Stromberg /137min.

£7 (£6 Concessions)
FILM CLUB: Maleficent
Saturday 8 October 4:30pm
Prevous Years