SPECIAL PLACES, GREAT IDEAS

At WAVE’s four venues, you’re never short of something to do, from exploring 300 years of art at Wolverhampton Art Gallery or enjoying a free family workshop at Bilston Craft Gallery, to stepping back 100 years at Bantock House Museum, or finding out more about the city’s rich history at Wolverhampton City Archives.

There’s also temporary exhibitions and displays, hands-on activities and special events, plus popular cafes and shops ideal for those unique gifts.

And admission to all WAVE venues is free too.

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    Art of the Troubles

    Wolverhampton Art Gallery
    1 November 2014 - 27 February 2015

    This major new exhibition features artists’ responses to the Troubles in Northern Ireland. It offers avenues for exploring the way in which the Troubles have been viewed by artists.

  • TRAIN

    On The Right Tracks

    Bantock House Museum
    22 January 2015 - 10 May 2015

    This exhibition explores the city’s involvement in the growth of the railways.

  • POETIC IMPOSSIBILITY

    The Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite

    Wolverhampton Art Gallery
    7 February 2015 - 2 May 2015

    This exhibition documents our quest to penetrate the astrophysical reality of the universe in order to better understand time, space and matter.

  • Acts Of Making Exhibition

    Acts of Making Festival

    Bilston Craft Gallery
    14 February 2015 - 28 February 2015

    Bilston Craft Gallery, in partnership with The Crafts Council, presents Acts of Making. This exciting two week festival challenges definitions of craft, how it is produced and what the legacy of craft objects can be

  • Eduardo Paolozzi, B.A.S.H., 1971, screenprint, © DACS, Collection of Wolverhampton Art Gallery

    Pop in Space: We Choose to go to the Moon

    Wolverhampton Art Gallery
    21 February 2015 - 18 July 2015

    The exhibition Pop in Space explores artists’ responses to the Space Race during the Cold War.

  • Wolverhampton High Level Station

    Wolverhampton Local History Symposium

    Wolverhampton City Archives
    28 February 2015

    10am – 4pm: Ninth annual event showcasing new and significant research into local history.


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