NIGHT IN THE MUSEUM: Ryan Gander Curates the Arts Council Collection

18 May 2016

Opening at Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

16 July – 16 October 2016, then touring the UK until Autumn 2016

The Arts Council Collection is delighted to announce details of a major new touring exhibition which will see leading British artist, Ryan Gander, select work from this world class national collection of modern and contemporary British art. This exhibition will launch at Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park as part of the celebrations for the Arts Council Collection’s 70th anniversary, which includes the launch of the National Partners Programme and a rich programme of new commissions on show around the UK. One of the commissions, As old as time itself, slept alone, by Ryan Gander will be presented as part of this exhibition. Night in the Museum will bring together over 30 works by artists including Roger Hiorns, Henry Moore, Angela Bulloch and Wolfgang Tillmans and provides an opportunity to view this internationally significant Collection through the eyes of one of the country’s best loved artists.

Tour details:

26 November 2016 – 12 February 2017

The Gas Hall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

25 February – 21 May 2017

Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester

3 June – 24 September 2017

To be confirmed

A full press release can be downloaded below.

Image: Ryan Gander, As old as time itself, slept alone, 2016.

 

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The Arts Council Collection is the UK's most widely seen collection of modern and contemporary art.

With nearly 8,000 works by over 2,000 artists, it can be seen in exhibitions and public displays across the country and beyondThis website offers unprecedented access to the Collection, and information about each work can be found on this site.