Museum of the White Horse

Kovats, T (2007) Museum of the White Horse. Various locations, August - December 2007.

Item Type: Exhibition
Creators: Kovats, T
Abstract: The Museum of the White Horse was a personal response by Tania Kovats to our historic and ongoing fascination with the Uffington White Horse, an ancient monument carved into the chalk downland in southwest Oxfordshire, and comprised a travelling landscape museum housed in a converted horsebox. The Museum contained a collection of artefacts and materials relating to the Uffington White Horse and white horses more generally, and for five months it toured to ten locations across central southern England, including White Horse Hill, Uffington White Horse Show, Cheltenham and Newbury racecourses, Natural History Museum, London and other museums and galleries.
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Date: August 2007
Event Location: Various locations

The Museum of the White Horse was commissioned by the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art in collaboration with the School of Archaeology and Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford and with the support of Arts Council England, English Heritage, The Leverhulme Trust, The National Trust, Oxfordshire County Council, Oxford Exhibition Services, Tom Brown’s School Museum, Vale of White Horse District Council, Van Houten Fund and the White Horse Brewery.

A documentary film for the project was created by David Bickerstaff.

The project was the outcome of Kovats' Visiting Fellowship at Oxford University in the School of Archaeology, funded by the Lerverhulme.

Divisions: Bath School of Art, Film and Media
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Last Modified: 15 Aug 2021 09:53
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