Enter into the world of mythical creatures and discover an enchanted universe hidden from everyday life.
Come and see our free mythical creatures exhibition at Epping Forest College in Loughton from 14 April to 8 May 2015 … in here, they exist.
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- The display is in the pop up gallery in the ‘street’ within Epping Forest College
- The exhibition is on Monday to Friday between 11am to 1pm and 3pm to 6pm
From the dawn of human history, stories have been filled with tales of strange and mysterious beasts. Taking you on a journey from the ocean’s depths to the mountain’s peaks, this exhibition explores the provenance of mythical creatures from around the world, delving into the fantastical stories that explain their existence.
Mythical Creatures is a touring exhibition is being held from 14 April to 8 May 2015 at Epping Forest College, Borders Lane, Loughton, Essex, IG10 3SA. It is produced by Epping Forest District Museum and funded by Arts Council England.
Mythical Creatures has been curated by art students from Epping Forest College as part of Epping Forest District Museum’s Young Curators Programme. Inspired by the legends, these students have crafted a series of original artworks to display within the exhibition that express their own interpretations of mythical creatures. From a giant origami Nidhogg Dragon to chilling images of a modern Medusa, this exhibition is filled with fascinating, frightening and fantastical artworks that will stretch your mind and imagination.
This exhibition is the 5th in a series of touring exhibitions produced by Epping Forest District Museum and funded by Arts Council England. Additional funding has been awarded by the Royal Opera House Bridge to enable the museum to run its Young Curators programme. After its launch at Epping Forest College, Mythical Creatures will go on to tour the East of England.