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Women & Sculpture: New Histories and Futures

June 17, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Laing Art Gallery welcomes all interested parties to participate in the day and would love to hear from members of the public, as well as academics and heritage sector professionals. Featuring a roundtable discussion with members of the VISIBLE Women group, who lead on current projects to raise statues of women in the UK:

Terri Bell-Halliwell, inVISIBLE Women virtual museum

Charlotte Cornell, A is for Aphra

Thea Laurie, A statue for Elsie Inglis

Caroline McKinnon, Henrietta Lacks

Anya Pearson, Mary Anning Rocks

With presentations by scholars and heritage professionals:

Sophie Johnson, University of Bristol

Elaine Hobby, Loughborough University

Wendy Monkhouse, English Heritage

Peter Moore, English Heritage

Hannah Moss, University of Sheffield/National Trust

Clare Nadal, Henry Moore Institute

Ella Nixon, Northumbria University

Natalie Rudd, University of Birmingham

Claudine van Hensbergen, Northumbria University

Rosamund West, Kingston University/ London Transport Museum


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