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Making Sense of Mythology

Thu 5 October, 2017, 7:30pm10:00pm


Date: Thu 5 October
Time: 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Price: 5.00
Venue: Anthony Minghella Theatre

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Looking at various approaches to myth taken by various mythologists, anthropologists, psychologists & philosophers, and how these may still be of relevance today.

Alan Phillips has been involved with Isle of Wight Archaeology for over 20 years, and is particularly interested in the overlaps between Archaeology, Folklore, Myth and Religion.


The West Gallery will be open till late showing ‘Illumination’ by artists Marius von Brasch and Howard Hardiman, an exhibition exploring transformations within myths and alchemy through contemporary painting, drawing and video. An exhibition catalogue will be available to purchase, which includes images of all the works, annotations by the artists and an essay titled ‘Narratives of PerceptionTime, Relationships, Identity and Transformation’ by artist and writer Ella Clocksin.

Exhibition continues until Sat 2 Dec 2017.

Related events:

ILLUMINATION Preview: Fri 29 Sep 6-8pm FREE

Artists’ Gallery Tour: Sat 30 Sep 3pm FREE

Artists’ Theatre Presentation: Fri 13 Oct 6pm

Norse Viking Mythology & Religion talk by Alan Phillips: Thu 2 Nov 7.30pm

Freestyle Drawing & Painting workshop with Marius von Brasch: Thu 2 & Fri 3 Nov 10am – 4pm

Alchemy – An Introduction to the History, Symbolism and Practice of the Golden Game talk by Dr R.A. Plimer: Thu 30 Nov 7.30pm

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