Art & Images

From the beautiful to the bizarre, explore the many ways in which visual images communicate ideas.

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Mapping Ideas

Mapping History

Journey to bizarre lands and discover that there is often more to a map than meets the eye - these maps tell strange and fascinating tales.
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Why Write?

Why Write?

Trace the history of the written word, and find an amazing mixture of marks, symbols, drawings and signs.
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Bodies of Knowledge

Bodies of Knowledge

From cabinets of curiosity to x-ray machines, these beautiful images of the body reveal the thoughts of different cultures throughout history.
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Sacred Book

Sacred Book

Make your own artist's book, drawing inspiration from the 8th century manuscript, The Lindisfarne Gospels.
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