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World Stories 

World Stories: Young Voices  

World Stories: Young Voices is a celebration of Brighton Museum’s world art collection which has been redisplayed with the involvement of young people, members of source communities and creative professionals. It is the South East’s flagship museum project for the London 2012 Festival and part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.


Brighton Museum holds one of only six ethnographic collections in England designated as being of national importance. It includes over 13,000 objects from Africa, Asia, the Americas and the Pacific ranging from several thousand years old to the present day.


The gallery includes objects not previously on public display alongside major new purchases and commissions. Young people have worked alongside museum staff to bring their own perspectives to the displays.

Download a World Stories: Young Voices gallery trail for families [PDF 2.34MB] or pick one up when you visit the museum


Join the discussion on our Facebook page for the World Stories gallery at Brighton Museum.


World Stories: Young Voices is supported by:

Arts Council England

The James Henry Green Charitable Trust

The Wolfson Foundation

The Heritage Lottery Fund

The Garfield Weston Foundation

The David Perrin Bequest from the Rotary Club of Brighton

The British Museum Partnership UK

The Art Fund

The V&A Purchase Grant Fund

Farrow & Ball

The Royal Pavilion & Museums Foundation

 
 

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