What is The Cult of Beauty exhibition?
This groundbreaking exhibition delves into the concept of beauty throughout various eras and societies.
Universally, beauty is often regarded as a goal worth pursuing. However, what compels us to uphold the belief in an idealized concept of beauty that transcends time and cultural variations?
With a collection of over 200 items ranging from historical objects to artworks, films, and new commissions, this groundbreaking Wellcome Collection exhibition examines how concepts of beauty have been shaped by factors such as morality, status, health, age, race, and gender.
When is The Cult of Beauty exhibition?
The exhibition will run from Wednesday 26 October 2023 to Sunday 28 April 2024 at specified times.
Where will The Cult of Beauty exhibition take place?
The exhibition is taking place at the Wellcome Collection in London, a free museum and library that strives to disrupt and reshape our collective perceptions and emotions surrounding health.
The Wellcome Collection encourages individuals to reflect profoundly on the interplay between science, medicine, life, and art through a diverse range of mediums including exhibitions, collections, live events, digital platforms, broadcasting and publications.
The Wellcome Collection is part of Wellcome a prominent global charitable foundation dedicated to providing support for scientific research that seeks to tackle the critical health challenges affecting people worldwide and to save lives.
Who may attend?
The exhibition is open to the general public.
Where can I buy tickets for The Cult of Beauty exhibition?
Entry to the exhibition is free.
At a Glance
Event: The Cult of Beauty exhibition
Date: 26 October 2023 to 28 April 2024
Venue: Wellcome Collection