Monday, 19 May 2014

Experience UPLIFT at Experience Barnsley!

A big thank you goes out to our friends at Experience Barnsley for welcoming us for a number of UPLIFT events throughout the week!

We kicked off our collaboration on Friday night with “An Alternative Nite Out at the Museum”! UPLIFTERS saw the museum like never before with a curious evening takeover which featured a special Quizarama from UPLIFT’s favourite funny man, Stan Skinny, and live music from Barnsley based folk & roll band ‘Parable’ certainly got party started! An open mic session as well plenty of retro sweets made for a brilliant ‘Alternative Nite Out’ without the headache!
We were back at the Museum only a few days later with “Curi-Histories”. This special 2 day workshop began behind the scenes in the archive creating new stories for the bizarre & curious objects that were unearthed. Focusing on making, imaging and retelling history, UPLIFTERS had a wonderful couple of days working with artist Lee Sass, using mixed media to create their own curiosities to be placed in the Museum!


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