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Heritage at Heart is an online exhibition which examines the links between Sunderland’s industrial past and artworks from the Arts Council Collection.

Presenting objects, archival documents and photographs from the museum’s collection, alongside artworks from the Arts Council Collection, the exhibition unearths Sunderland’s mining, shipbuilding, glass, pottery, automobile, rope and construction industries. The exhibition also explores how industry continues to inform and influence artists today.

Featuring artworks by Rana Begum, Prunella Clough, Richard Deacon, Jeremy Deller, Larry Herman, L.S. Lowry, Ian MacDonald, Tom McGuinness, Grayson Perry, Carol Rhodes, Gary Webb and Richard Woods, Heritage at Heart is a National Partners Programme exhibition with the Arts Council Collection.

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR1 1PP

01915 612323


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Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm

(Art Gallery and Special Exhibition Gallery 11am - 3pm)

Saturday 10am - 4pm

Sunday Closed

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