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Frontier Voices – In Arcadia Et Ego: Great North Museum


Earlier this year, artist Karen MacDougall teamed up with Great North Museum: Hancock visitors to create her newest artwork by asking them to create their own identity tags out of embossed metal foil. 

The result is In Arcadia Et Ego – a towering installation bedecked with those very identity tags that’s part of the Hadrian’s Wall 1900 Festival project Frontier Voices. Why not pop along and see if your tag made it into the final piece?


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Free entry


27th June - 23rd December 2022

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Highlights of the new museum include a large-scale, interactive model of Hadrian's Wall. Major new displays showcasing the wonder and diversity of the natural world, spectacular objects from Ancient Greece and mummies from Ancient Egypt, as well as a plan...


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Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne

Opening Hours:

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 11am - 4pm


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