Bowes Light

To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum, a collection
of contemporary installations in the Museum, park and town.

Lux Mundi – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Red Deer Location: The Bowes Museum Lux Mundi draws on the notion of light as manifestation. Through the organic versus structured nature of Lux Mundi, coupled with the multiple ways of viewing, the installation highlights the duality of...

Over (rainbow) – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Stuart Langley Location: The Bowes Museum Park Experience an unexpectedly bold incarnation of a typically fleeting natural phenomena – a rainbow. A symbol of discovery, diversity and shared hopes, over invites us to look beyond the now and...

Tree Bubble – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Steve Messam Location: The Bowes Museum Park Tree Bubble is a large-scale textile installation around an ancient oak tree. To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum, a collection of contemporary installations in the Museum, park...

Snowflake Pagoda – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Helena Doyle Location: The Bowes Museum Park The Pagoda invites visitors to interact with the lighting and become immersed in the ‘architectural’ space. Six seating sections with sensors are built into the hexagonal base. As more seats are...

Lasso The Moon – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Lucy McDonnell Location: The Bowes Museum Park A striking visual spectacle and realistic high definition representation of the Moon that has been removed from its orbit and anchored to the ground. The construction uses a 2.5m diameter, 360º...

Monkey Puzzle – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Location: The Bowes Museum Park As part of the Christmas Festival we will launch our latest Kickstarter Campaign Turning Point: MP125. A legacy project to preserve the Monkey Puzzle tree planted by founder John Bowes. To celebrate the 125th...

Around the Campfire – Bowes Light

The Bowes Museum Park

Artist: Morwenna Catt Location: The Bowes Museum Park Around the Campfire was originally commissioned for Light Night Leeds 2017 and is presented in association with Leeds City Council. To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The Bowes Museum, a...

Heart Of Starts – Bowes Light

The Witham

Artist: Stephen Newby Location: The Witham The large scale suspended heart has a surface made up of 11,000 mirror tiles to create a mirrored heart that reflects thousands of spots of light in fantastical, swirling and changing patterns to create a...