Night in the Museum: Ryan Gander curates Arts Council Collection
- Saturday 25 February – Sunday 21 May, FREE
- Attenborough Arts Centre brings a major new touring exhibition to Leicester which sees leading British artist, Ryan Gander, select work from Art Council Collection’s world class national collection of modern and contemporary British art.
- This exhibition includes a major new commission ‘As old as time itself, slept alone’ by Ryan Gander, presented as part of the exhibition. Night in the Museum brings together over 30 works by artists including Roger Hiorns, Henry Moore, Angela Bulloch and Wolfgang Tillmans.
For this exhibition, Gander has made a selection of works from the Arts Council Collection’s nearly 8,000 works of British art in a range of media. The majority of these were acquired from young and emerging UK-based artists over the past 70 years.