There is a story behind every kiss...

This winter, join us in Ipswich for East Anglia’s once in a lifetime landmark exhibition, Kiss & Tell: Rodin and Suffolk Sculpture

Kiss & Tell Sculpture
Kiss & Tell typographic logo

CHRISTCHURCH MANSION, IPSWICH
24 NOVEMBER 2018 – 28 APRIL 2019

Discover the tale behind the lovers in Auguste Rodin’s iconic life-size marble sculpture The Kiss and the work of literature that inspired it, Dante’s Inferno from The Divine Comedy. This monumental artwork, on loan from the Tate, is a significant piece in the history of sculpture.

Photograph of Auguste Rodin

Auguste Rodin

François Auguste René Rodin (known as Auguste Rodin) was a French sculptor born in Paris in 1840. Relatively unknown at first, his reputation grew and he became a significant sculptor of the era, and is considered by many to be the originator of modern sculpture.

Christchurch Mansion

Situated in the stunning surroundings of Christchurch Park, this Tudor mansion boasts 500 years of history and is one of Suffolk’s most treasured buildings.

Upcoming Events

Get a unique insight into the exhibition through talks by the curators and academics, or try your hand at sculpting. Our programme of events will supplement and enrich your experience of the exhibition.

Movie poster with man and woman embracing

20 Mar 2019

Baby Takeover

Come along for free activities which promote communication and explore movement and making for children aged 0-2 years.

A woman helping a child work with clay

7 & 21 Apr 2019

Family Yoga

Build a healthy body and mind with yoga for all the family. Sessions will explore the theme of sculpture and works by Rodin.

Visiting the Exhibition

ADDRESS

Christchurch Mansion

Soane Street

Ipswich IP42BE

DATES

24 November 2018 - 28 April 2019

exhibition hours

 

Tue - Sat: 10am - 5pm

Sun: 11am - 5pm

Mon: Closed

 

 

Christchurch Mansion

Christchurch Mansion

Visiting the Exhibition

ADDRESS

Christchurch Mansion

Soane Street

Ipswich IP42BE

DATES

24 November 2018 - 28 April 2019

exhibition hours

Tue - Sat: 10am - 4pm

Sun: 11am - 4pm

 

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