Power of Stories

Superheroes, folklore & identity

Until 24th October 2021

From music to movies, carvings to cartoons, folklore to fake news; people have told stories for thousands of years and this unique exhibition at the Wolsey Art Gallery in Christchurch Mansion explores the power of stories to shape our lives.

The headline objects in the exhibition are three iconic costumes from Marvel's Black Panther; a ground-breaking film celebrating black identities and black stories on a global scale. The outfits of Shuri, Okoye and T’Challa (portrayed by the late Chadwick Boseman) hold pride of place in the gallery alongside Marvel comics, historic museum objects and local stories from the people of Ipswich; creating a fascinating narrative that explores the power of storytelling.

Entry is FREE


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WHERE

Wolsey Art Gallery, Soane Street, Ipswich, IP4 2BE

DATE

26/06/2021 - 24/10/2021

TIME

10:00