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Museum of the Moon

PAST EXHIBITION | 13 Dec 2022 - 5 Feb 2023
Painted Hall

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Following the phenomenal sold-out installation of Gaia in the Painted Hall in 2021, artist Luke Jerram returns to the Old Royal Naval College with his incredible artwork Museum of the Moon.

Set in the magnificent Painted Hall, this awe-inspiring large-scale installation promises to be truly breathtaking. Gaze up to the beautifully illuminated lunar landscape featuring NASA imagery suspended against the unique Baroque backdrop of the Painted Hall.

Lean back on the visitor daybeds and to marvel at the moon accompanied by a surround sound composition by BAFTA-winning composer Dan Jones.

The celebrate Museum of the Moon in the Painted Hall we have curated a special programme of events:

Total Eclipse Late
A stunning final opportunity to experience the Museum of the Moon at its most luminous, after dark and out-of-hours.  On arrival you’ll be greeted with a moon-themed cocktail from our pop-up bar, before immersing yourself in a specially curated Late opening with a 360-photo opportunity and live entertainment. Find out more.

About Museum of the Moon

Museum of the Moon has been co-commissioned by a number of creative organisations brought together by Luke Jerram and Norfolk & Norwich Festival. These include: Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, Brighton Festival, Without Walls, Cork Midsummer Festival, We The Curious, Lakes Alive, Provincial Domain Dommelhof, Les Tombées de la Nuit, Rennes  and Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. The artwork has also been created in partnership with the UK Space Agency, University of Bristol and The Association for Science and Discovery Centres.