This exhibition will delve into the complex and paradoxical history behind this iconic flower. Thought provoking contemporary artworks will be hidden, sprinkled and interwoven amongst the Museum collection, in an interactive experience that meanders through science, economics and aesthetics.
It goes without saying that Woodhorn Museum has a long and deep mining history. Evidence of its heritage is even etched into the landscape itself. But what lies beneath the ground now? Where once there were miners digging for coal and making a living, what lives in the earth where they once roamed?