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A collection of masks derived from theatre and performance traditions from around the world.  This exhibition includes a special display of tools used in Noh, Commedia and Topeng theatre, and the short documentary "Facing the Greek Mask".

Behind The Mask

Behind The Mask Touring Exhibition includes:

  • Topeng masks from Bali, Java and Lombock

  • Japanese Noh masks from Nohzin-Kai

  • Commedia Dell'Arte leather masks

  • Greek New Comedy Menander masks

  • Mexican dance masks and maquettes

  • Korean Tal'chum masks

  • Western actor training masks

  • Craft tools for Noh, Commedia and Topeng theatre

  • Short documentary "Facing the Greek Mask"

We recommend creating an interactive mask-making area for hands-on workshops.

The minimum space required for this exhibition is 30 square meters.

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There is an additional charge for exhibition installation, accommodation expenses and subsistence.  Onward transport and insurance is the responsibility of the hirer.

Fee Details

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Now booking for 2019 onwards

Please contact Dr Malcolm Knight for more information and to check availability.

0141 339 6185 / malcolm.knight@maskandpuppet.co.uk

This exhibition has been hired by:

 

Banbury Museum, Oxford;  Cork Public Museum, Republic of Ireland;  The Haven Gallery, Boston;  The Ark: A Cultural Centre for Children, Dublin;  Tunbridge Wells Museum, Kent;  Hackney Museum, London;  Summerlee Industrial Museum, Glasgow;  Cannon Hall Museum, Barnsley;  Brading Roman Villa, Isle of Wight, where it received 16,300 visitors.