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Vanishing Point: The Curation and Preservation of Virtual Reality

A day conference at Central St Martin’s discussing virtual and augmented reality.

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SIBMAS Conference 2018

Theme: ‘Being Successful Together: Participate, share, cooperate in safeguarding performing arts heritage’

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All the Archive’s a Stage: The Theatre Collections at Kingston University

Exhibition includes material from critic Sheridan Morley, musical theatre composer David Heneker, and the Stephen Sondheim Society Archive

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Jocelyn Herbert Lecture: Rae Smith – 3D Imagination

Rae Smith, award-winning production designer, reflects on how 3D drawing tools enhance imagination and designing for performance

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Adapt or Die: Adaptations at the National Theatre

Exhibition of photos, programmes, designs, costumes, props from NT Archive, with several brought to life via augmented reality using the Blippar app

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Royal Albert Hall & The Silver Screen

Talk by the RAH’s archivists on the Hall’s history in films and as a cinema from its first screening in 1905 to today’s live orchestral movie events

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Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun

Original posters, handbills, advertisements, tickets and other ephemera alongside contemporary film and sound recordings

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Perpetual Movement: Contemporary art, dance and ideas

Marking Rambert’s 90th anniversary, exhibition of four international artists’ responses to contemporary dance, with items from Rambert archive

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You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970

Exhibition exploring era-defining significance and impact of music, performances, fashion, film, design and political activism.

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David Garrick: The Book Collector

Marking 300th anniversary of Garrick’s birth, books from his library, manuscripts and images illuminate his roles of performer and bibliophile.

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