Brighton Museum Late: breaking the glass

Thu 7 Sep • 19:00 – 22:00

Brighton Museum
City Centre

Organised by:
  • British Science Association
  • Brighton Museum
  • Suitable for: 18+

    Explore Brighton Museum after hours as researchers from the University of Sussex digitally remix the collection. Enter a multisensory museum and see artefacts come to life through moving images, audio, taste, touch and smell. Interact with artwork beyond the frame and try out playful prototypes that allow you to experience Museum exhibits in new ways.

    This event is supported by Coast to Capital.

    Release the Starlings
    20th Century Gallery, ground floor
    Pick up a starling from the main gallery and try out new smart object technologies to see them come to life through projections that react to your movements.

    The World’s Smallest Silent Disco Does Science
    Smaller Ancient Egypt Gallery
    Shake your stuff with Anubis and Ra in our Ancient Egypt Gallery as our Science playlists go head to head for your silent dancing pleasure.

    Firefly Game
    World Stories Gallery, ground floor (until 9.30pm)
    Try your hand at our fast-paced round table game played with biologically-inspired flashing LED badges and a healthy dose of competition.

    Multisensory Art
    Fine Art Gallery, first floor
    Find out more about cutting edge research on multisensory interfaces, and take part in a study exploring how taste, smell and touch can relate to your experiences of art.

    Seeing through Sound
    Fine Art Gallery, first floor
    Discover your inner synaesthesia and hear the colours of the rainbow and more using new devices developed by researchers at the University of Sussex.

    Augmented Reality Display Case
    At the entrance to Museum Lab, first floor
    Watch as a museum display case comes to life before your eyes to reveal the usually invisible story behind the object within.

    Nerd Nite at the Museum
    Museum Lab, 7.30pm & 8.30pm
    Twenty minute talks and from in-house museum nerds (otherwise known as curators). Join Alexandra Loske for a colourful conversation and discover more about parasites with Lee Ismail.

    A special thank you to our DJ Samuel Organ (The Physics House Band), spinning some experimental tunes up on the South Balcony.

    Join the conversation online:  #brightonmuseums #BSF17

    Event booking has closed for 2017. We hope you enjoyed the Festival. Join us next year!

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