BEAUTY IN HELL: CULTURE IN THE GULAG

Events

Beauty in Hell Reception
Thursday 14 September 2017
5.30pm - 7.00pm
Hunterian Museum
Free - by invitation
A special reception to launch the virtual exhibition Beauty in Hell: Culture in the Gulag. Guests will hear from exhibition curator Dr Andrea Gullotta, new Hunterian Director Steph Scholten, and there will be a preview of the contents of the exhibition plus refreshments.

Explorathon
Friday 29 September 2017
12.00pm - 4.00pm
Hunterian Museum
Free - all welcome
Find out more about the research behind Beauty in Hell: Culture in the Gulag at this year's Explorathon - the celebration for European Researchers' Night which takes place across Scotland on 29 September.  

Beauty in Hell: Culture in the Gulag - Exhibiting the Lives and the Art of the Prisoners of the Solovki Prison Camp
Friday 27 October 2017
7.30pm - 9.00pm
Pushkin House, London
£7.00/£5.00
At this event, Dr Andrea Gullotta will speak about the challenges of exhibiting the Gulag. He will then analyse some study cases, devoting particular attention to the way he decided to exhibit the lives and cultural activities of the prisoners of the camp. For further information or to book, visit the Pushkin House website.

Hunterian Insight Talks
Our popular lunchtime talks take place every Tuesday at 1.00pm and last approximately 10 minutes. Admission is free and all are welcome. The talks below are related to Beauty in Hell: Culture in the Gulag.

Culture in the Gulag: A Student's Experience of a Virtual Exhibition
Tuesday 12 September 2017
1.00pm
Alice Keen, Museum Studies MSc student
Hunterian Museum

Beauty in Hell: Culture in the Gulag
Tuesday 5 December 2017
1.00pm
Dr Andrea Gullotta, Lecturer in Russian Studies, University of Glasgow
Hunterian Museum