Perspective Tour with Laurie Britton Newell

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  • Free
  • Gallery tour
  • Audio described
Photograph of three people exploring an exhibition. They are stood side by side at a display case which contains pairs of spectacles. Outside of the case are two pairs of spectacles which the visitors can touch and explore with their hands. The rest of the gallery behind them is dark blue.
In Plain Sight, exhibition, Gallery photo: Steven Pocock. Source: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).

What you’ll do

Join Laurie Britton Newell, co-curator of In Plain Sight, for a tour of the exhibition. Laurie will outline how the exhibition came together and highlight and discuss objects and themes from the gallery.

Dates

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Need to know

Location

We’ll meet at the Information Point, which is on level 0, directly in front of you as you enter Wellcome Collection.

Limited spaces available

Spaces are limited and may run out if we are busy so you may wish to arrive early.

Audio described

Key visual elements referred to during this event will be described.

If you have any queries about accessibility, please email us at access@wellcomecollection.org or call 0 2 0. 7 6 1 1. 2 2 2 2

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About your guide

Laurie Britton Newell

Laurie Britton Newell is a senior curator at Wellcome Collection and co-curator of the ‘Joy’ and ‘Tranquillity’ exhibitions, part of the season ‘On Happiness’ (2021), and she curated the exhibition ‘Somewhere in Between’ (2018). She previously ran a rural curatorial platform in the USA and taught at the University of Colorado. Prior to that she worked as a curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum, where she curated critically acclaimed exhibitions such as ‘Memory Palace’ (2013), ‘Make Lab’ (2011), ‘1:1: Architects Build Small Spaces’ (2010) and ‘Out of the Ordinary: Spectacular Craft’ (2008). She writes about contemporary creative practice for books, magazines and newspapers.