River is the Venue Art Exhibition at the Royal United Hospital

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Come along and see the River is the Venue art exhibition featuring art inspired by research from the Departments of Architecture & Civil Engineering and Education. The exhibition will be shown in the Royal United Hospital (RUH) Central Gallery from 4th December 2018 – 31st January 2019 and showcases community workshops and events that have taken place during the project

Exhibition runs from: 4th December 2018 – 31st January 2019
Venue: Art at the Heart of the RUH, Central Gallery, Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust, Combe Park, Bath BA1 3NG
Opening Times: Mon-Sun 8am-8pm

Flags and Borehole Sculptures on display outside 4 East South at the University of Bath
River is the Venue Artworks on display at the University of Bath

Art at the Heart of the RUH, 44AD and research academics at the University of Bath unique partnership project - River is the Venue (RiV) combines water science, art and information technologies. Funded by the Public Engagement Unit of the University of Bath and led by a team of researchers and art professionals, RiV has contributed a fresh and exciting perspective on the water heritage of the historic City of Bath.

RiV has enabled local artists to communicate the flood history of the River Avon of the City of Bath through art installations, a sound piece, puppetry performance and participatory art workshops for communities in Bath. This range of evidence-based, flood inspired artworks produced throughout the project will engage RUH Bath patients, visitors and staff on stories of the great flood of 1968 but also show the river as an asset for the City of Bath and as a core element of its social history.

Find out more about the RiV project and the artworks and artists they have commissioned on the RiV website

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