Arts&Heritage works in partnership with artists to initiate and develop projects with museums, historic sites and organisations with no programming track record that resonate with their context and history.
Tod Hanson at Port Sunlight Village Trust
An exploration of the unique architectural features of Port Sunlight village and its industrial heritage, in particular the Lever Brothers’ famous soap factory.
Sophie Dixon at Grace Darling Museum
A multi-screen visual installation that considered the story of Grace Darling from her childhood, right through to her death in 1842.
Nuala Clooney at Middleport Pottery
Working in partnership with members of the local community, artist Nuala Clooney used original dessert moulds from Middleport Pottery’s archive to create new artworks.
Dan Scott and Tom Adams at The Naseby Battlefield Project
In 2021 the Naseby Battlefield Project commissioned artists Dan Scott and Tom Adams to produce an artwork in response to their site as part of the Meeting Point programme.
Ed Kluz at Colne Valley Museum
Ed Kluz celebrates the history, politics and craft of a unique part of Britain with his new work, IN PRAISE OF MAKERS.
Hetain Patel at Cromford Mills
In 2021 Cromford Mills commissioned artist Hetain Patel to produce an artwork in response to their site as part of the Meeting Point programme.
Lady Kitt at Warwickshire County Record Office
In 2021 Warwickshire County Record Office commissioned artist Lady Kitt to produce an artwork in response to their site as part of the Meeting Point programme.
Lindsey Mendick and Dominic Watson at Washington Old Hall
‘Waasa’ takes the form of a medieval feast attended by six characters, each linked with Washington Old Hall’s history.
Mel Brimfield at Kelham Island Museum
Artist Mel Brimfield, collaborated with composer Gwyneth Herbert, singers, museum volunteers, more than 100 mental health service users, and members of the UK Men’s Sheds and Men’s Sheds Cymru to create a large sculptural sound system for a new choral composition.
Susan Stockwell at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery
Stockwell’s exhibition highlighted the museum’s role as a cultural collector and storyteller, and brought to life some of the untold stories behind its 200,000 objects.
Brass Art at Chetham’s Library
Notes and scribbled drawings by Elizabethan alchemist John Dee inspired artist collective Brass Art to create a new installation of artworks for Britain’s oldest surviving public library.
David Murphy at Dales Countryside Museum
David Murphy’s SPEAR celebrated one of The Dales Countryside Museum’s most treasured exhibits and remembered the myths and legends of Semerwater.
Lynn Setterington at Brontë Parsonage Museum
A large-scale, textile artwork at three sites on the Brontë Way; each one celebrating the famous signatures of the literary sisters.
Jacob Cartwright and Nick Jordan at Experience Barnsley Museum and Discovery Centre
Explore rich seams of social, cultural, industrial and natural histories.
Serena Partridge at Gawthorpe Textiles Collection
Inspired by Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth’s life and the textile collection she created, which is on permanent display in her ancestral home of Gawthorpe Hall.