Tiptoe Through the Turkish Tulips

Saturday, 29th July, 2017 - 10:00am

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, DL12 8NP

An exquisite and engaging exhibition trail, linked to items from the Museum collection, viewed through the eyes of contemporary artist Gavin Turk in collaboration with other renowned British artists including Damien Hirst, Cornelia Parker, Sir Peter Blake, Fiona Banner, Matt Collishaw, Adam Dant and Yinka Shonibare MBE. In an interactive experience which challenges visitors to see things in new ways, the familiar becomes the unfamiliar as the tulip’s role in history is played out in a tale of romance, beauty, obsession, inequality, and extravagance. Opens 29th July until 5th November 2017, from 10am-5.00pm. Included in admission to Museum.

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