September 6th - October 7th, 2018
Precious Earth Art Collective are a group of ceramicists who create work in response to global issues such as climate change. They return to the museum to present ANTHROPOCENE: OF OUR OWN MAKING, an exhibition of new works inspired by the CenSAMM 2018 conference theme of Natural Disasters and apocalypse.
September 15th, 2018
On Saturday the 15th Sept from 11 -5 pm PEAC will be hosting Anthropocene-Keep It Green! in the Panacea Museum Gardens. Speakers will include: • Rupert Read - Green Politician and Philosopher • Jo Atherton - Environmental Artist • Aletheia Mashiri - Community Gardener • Athen Ayren– Greenpeace Greenspeaker • Jane Perrone- Freelance writer specialising in plants and gardens • Kezzabelle Ambler – Performance Poet There will be a range of stands including Abundance Bedford, Greenpeace, The Woodland Trust and Bedfordshire Climate Change Forum. Free workshops will include ‘Green Wishes’ ceramics for adults and children and ‘Museum Of The Future’ family quiz.
October 20th - November 4th, 2018
Risk Takers and History Makers is an HLF funded, Vote 100, schools and community engagement project in partnership with John Bunyan Museum and Bedford Chronicles. It will highlight Bedford’s hidden heritage, sharing the stories of four women who, over a 300yr period fought and struggled against the society and government, for justice or their faith and beliefs. The project will culminate in a two week exhibition at the museums.