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An alchemy of science and art. Take part.

18 January 2015

8 October 2014 - 18 January 2015, Colours, Community and Chemistry exhibition @ People's History Museum, logo © Eleanor Maclure

Time 14:00 - 16:00

Duration 2 hours

Cost In order to keep our events programme affordable to everyone, please make a donation. Suggested donation £3

On the final afternoon of the Colours, Community and Chemistry exhibition, collector Lyn Broster will show the evolution of artificial fibres and their use in what we now label vintage clothing, highlighting pieces in the exhibition.  There will be opportunities to play with colour and explore the meanings of shade names too.

Manchester Science Festival spectrometer graphs of rayon filaments will be proudly on display alongside contributions made by visitors throughout the exhibition’s run.  Crafty perspectives on female scientists and personal stories recorded by visitors to the exhibition about the social and manufacturing history of the north can be heard at the audio console in the exhibition.  It’s an alchemy of science and art.  Take part.

Family Friendly activity, suitable for all ages

Audio console - Colours, Community and Chemistry exhibition @ People's History Museum






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