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Past exhibitions

Voices of ’68: travelling exhibition

30 Mar 2020 to 3 Apr 2020

An interactive, travelling exhibition featuring filmed testimonies of 30 political activists, historians and civilians who experienced a pivotal year in Northern Ireland in 1968, when the civil rights movement and political tensions came to the fore across the province.

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Peace be with you: an intervention @ the Blue Boy

13 Nov 2019 to 30 Mar 2020

Over the course of a week, visitors were invited to join the artists in a repetitive, simple action of knitting and building peace through the sharing of many small actions and kind words.

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The Museum without a home: an exhibition of hospitality

27 Jan 2020 to 31 Jan 2020

Museum Without a Home is an award-winning free exhibition promoting solidarity with migrants. Originally shown in Athens, it has since travelled the world, and exhibits real objects that were donated to people in need of protection, to comfort them and help make the difficulties of daily life more manageable.

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Under Threat: Community resilience to extreme events

15 Nov 2019 to 31 Jan 2020

iving with extremes can range from experiencing terrorist attacks to flooding; disease outbreaks to political revolutions; poverty to forest fires. We seek to enhance resilience at all levels, from societal to individual, while embedding this resilience-building around also tackling the fundamental social, environmental and economic drivers of extremes.

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Belgian Refugees in Scotland during the First World War

26 Apr 2019 to 1 Sep 2019

Each year, the Art Collection’s exhibitions, events and workshops are directly inspired by the research of the University. This year the focus is on refugees and migration, under the umbrella title ‘Experiences of Exile’.

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