2 April 2020

Lunchtime talk: Magic with the curator

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Take a tour of our Do you believe in magic? exhibition with the curator, Lisa Graves.

Find out about the ideas and processes behind putting the exhibition together and look more closely at some of its highlights.

Magic is a fundamental part of the human experience which crosses time and cultures.

Do you believe in magic? features over 200 fascinating objects and stories that reveal how magic has been used to heal, hunt and harm across the world.

The exhibition introduces you to the lives of those who practise it, the objects that embody it and the beings that exist between the natural and the supernatural.

From ancient uses of witchcraft, to belief in the power of gods and ancestors, this exhibition explores the complex intersection between magic, science and religion.