Backlit Gallery
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Sunday, May 17, 2015
First Floor, Alfred House, Ashley Street, Nottingham, NG3 1JG
East Midlands
Backlit Gallery

Backlit Gallery brings together work from the creators of 1976’s opera Einstein on the Beach, for the first time in the UK. An exhibition of stage designs, theatrical set pieces and music from the original performance featuring work by Robert Wilson, Lucinda Childs, Philip Glass, Christopher Knowles and Andy De Groat, open Thursday – Sunday 12-5pm, closes Sunday 17th May. Free Entrance.

The exhibition is supported by Nottingham’s Dance4, Dissident Industries Inc. New York, Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris and New York’s Paula Cooper Gallery.

Backlit Gallery will be open late until 10pm on Friday 15th May, as part of Museums of Night. A documentary about the opera will be shown. Free entrance.

Backlit has been shortlisted in a national event Connect (a Museums at Night initiative) to host Gillian Wearing to present an event at Backlit in October 2015, every vote counts, so please show your support and vote via Voting closes Sat 16th May at 8pm. Help us win!