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October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In celebration of the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’, take part in an alternative Halloween experience.

Explore the museum after hours and ponder the meaning of it all. Don a surgical mask as you arrive and experience a silent evening to meditate on life, mortality and monstrosity.

You can:

  • See our latest site-specific exhibition by the artist Maya Attoun which celebrates the bicentennial of Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’
  • Make paper flowers inspired by the red charm featured in the exhibition
  • Fashion skulls from paper
  • Hear a dramatic reading of ‘Frankenstein’
  • Create your own poetry inspired by ‘Frankenstein’


Ground Floor and all the activities listed above are free

£10/£5 to see the rest of the museum and to take a mindful museum tour led by the artist, in silence


  • Doors – 6pm
  • Café – 6-8:30pm
  • Shop and Galleries – 6-9pm
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October 31
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£5 – £10
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