Posted by: outsiderart1 | April 12, 2015

Into The Light

I wrote this blog post for Outside In about my trip to see the Into the Light exhibition at the Woodhorn Museum – definitely worth a visit if you are in North East England!

Outside In Blog

A couple of weeks ago, Outside In Manager Jennifer Gilbert visited the Woodhorn Museum in rural Northumberland to see a new collaborative exhibition between the Museum and The Arts Project, based at Northgate Hospital. In the post below, Jennifer explores the collaboration and how it has resulted in a must-see show.

Miners portraits drawn in pencil Miners portraits drawn in pencil

A new exhibition has just opened at the Woodhorn Museum in the remote town of Ashington (only a six hour train journey from Brighton!). On until 14 June 2015, ‘Into the Light’ is the second collaborative project between the Woodhorn Museum and The Arts Project, which is based at Northgate Hospital. The first was a quilting project back in 1997, and the quilt is now housed in the archives in Northumberland.

‘Into The Light’ builds on the Woodhorn Museum’s commitment to presenting work made by artists who may be excluded from the traditional art world. It…

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