Detail of fruit and flowers from a ceramic from the Museum collection
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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
11 June - 9 October 2016
This exhibition, organised by the V&A, will display more than 200 pairs of historic and contemporary men’s and women’s shoes by 70 named designers, including Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Jimmy Choo, Christian Dior and Prada, many from the V&A’s unrivalled collection. The Museum is the only UK venue outside London that will stage this stunning exhibition...more

Echoes of Light
30 July - 30 October 2016
Engraved Glass Exhibition by the Northern Branch of the Guild of Glass Engravers...more


Mark Clarke – Shelf Life: The Ornaments are Talking to Me
15 October – 12 February 2017
Belfast born artist Mark Clarke ponders the themes of life, love and loss. His poetic interpretations of the homemade shrine explore ideas about dementia, obsession, good and bad taste, collecting and fine art versus outsider art...more