We are inviting refugee or migrant artists to apply for the opportunity to work in an art studio as part of our upcoming Room to Breathe exhibition for a period of three weeks to one month in spring 2019. The artist will use the space to display previous work, create new work around the theme of resilience, and then participate in a group show at the end of the main exhibition in July.
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When people express anxieties about immigration, they tend to do so in terms of its economic, social or cultural effect on the country – and occasionally all three. Of these, the social effect of immigration continues to be the most divisive, with strident voices expressing bitterly opposing views. As far as the other two are… Read more
The Migration Museum highlighted the diversity of the England team in a campaign to coincide with England’s first World Cup game against Tunisia on 18 June 2018 asking what the starting XI would look like without the impact of first and second-generation immigrants. Read more
Our pilot Migration Museums Network ran from November 2016–November 2017, with participants expressing strong demand for an information-sharing network on migration themes and giving positive feedback on the two events held to date. Read more