Museum of Water Events

Disrupted Festival of Ideas

Saturday 29 July – Sunday 30 July 2017 Museum of Water continues to collect donations of precious water in the lead up to Perth International Arts Festival 2018. In this appearance for Disrupted you can also explore the collection from … Read more »

STRETCH Festival

Saturday 6 May – Sunday 7 May 2017 Museum of Water travels to Stretch Festival to collect your water and stories. Museum of Water is a collection of publicly donated water that tells stories of the place and people of … Read more »


Friday 7 April – Saturday 8 April 2017 Perth International Arts Festival brings the Museum of Water mobile exhibition to Fremantle Arts Centre for Revealed 2017 to collect your water and stories. Museum of Water is a collection of publicly donated … Read more »

Perth International Arts Festival, Australia

Saturday 18 February – Sunday 5 March 2017 Museum of Water continues to make its way across the world, with the next stop in Western Australia. The Museum will launch in PIAF 2017, working towards a large-scale version opening in … Read more »

Museum of Water Rotterdam

Thursday 8 September – Sunday 25 September 2016 After two years of collaboration with Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Museum of Water Rotterdam launches on Thursday 8 September 5-9pm. The Museum will then run for the following three weekends: Friday 9 – Sunday 11 September, 11am-5pm Friday … Read more »

Lakes Ignite Festival, Cumbria

Friday 6 May – Sunday 8 May 2016 Taking place at Wray Castle’s Boat House, overlooking Lake Windermere, this will be one unforgettable Museum of Water. You will be able to view one of the biggest showings of the collection … Read more »

Festival de Keuze 2, Rotterdam

Wednesday 16 March – Saturday 19 March 2016 Museum of Water returns to Rotterdam, in anticipation for a large-scale installation in September 2016, in partnership with the Rotterdamse Schouwburg. For this installation, we have crossed the river Rotte to South Rotterdam and … Read more »

Arts by the Sea Festival, Bournemouth

Wednesday 14 October – Sunday 18 October

Museum of Water is coming to Bournemouth, as part of the fifth Arts by the Sea festival this autumn. Read more »

Festival de Keuze, Rotterdam

Friday 25 September – Sunday 27 September
Festival de Keuze, Rotterdam

Museum of Water has been invited to Festival de Keuze in Rotterdam, to begin an exciting year-long programme of Museum of Water collecting in Rotterdam. Read more »

Coastal Currents, Hastings

Saturday 29 August – Monday 31 August 2015
Fisherman’s Studio, Hastings

Museum of Water is coming to Hastings, as part of the Coastal Currents festival. Read more »

Big Green Week, Bristol

Friday 19 – Sunday 21 June 2015
Bristol Lab Space, Canon’s Road, Bristol, BS1 5TX

Museum of Water has been invited to Bristol to celebrateFRANK Water’s 10th Birthday and Bristol’s Big Green Week. Read more »

Behaviour Festival, Glasgow

Friday 17 April – Monday 21 April
Glasgow Botanic Gardens, 730 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 0UE

Situated in Glasgow Botanic Gardens as part of the Arches’ Behaviour festival of essential live performance. Read more »

Canalside Festival, Chisenhale Dance Space

22 March
Chisenhale Dance Space, 64-84 Chisenhale Road, London, E3 5QZ

To celebrate World Water Day, Museum of Water will return to London as part of Chisenhale Dance Space’s Canalside Festival. Read more »

The Storey Institute, Lancaster

6-8 & 20-22 February 2015
Live at LICA, The Storey Institute, Lancaster

Museum of Water returns to Lancaster for two weekends at The Storey Institute, presented by Live at LICA. Read more »

Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa

30 January 2015
Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa

The talk will chart the beginnings of the project and its links with the bicentenary of John Snow and his disease mappings, and showcase a choice few of the 600 donations currently in the Museum of Water. Read more »

Curating Cambridge

Saturday 1 – Sunday 2 November
Grand Arcade, St Andrew’s Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3BJ

Museum of Water will be showing at Cambridge’s Grand Arcade shopping centre as part of Curating Cambridge; a five week festival of exhibitions and events.

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Fierce Festival, Birmingham

10 – 12 October 2014
Moseley Road Baths, Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9BX

Museum of Water visits Fierce international festival of live art, sited in Moseley’s beautiful Grade II listed swimming baths.
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Festival of Thrift, Darlington

27-28 September 2014
Lingfield Point, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 1RW

Museum of Water will be showing at Dartington’s Festival of Thrift, the UK’s only national celebration of sustainable living. Read more »

Vadehavs Festival, Denmark

4-7 September 2014
Barrels Tourist Office, Store Street 2, 6270 Barrels

Museum of Water will be showing as part of “Wadden Tide”, Vadehavs Festival’s new large international project, celebrating the Wadden Sea’s nature and culture through contemporary art. Read more »

Somerset House

6-29 June 2014

As part of LIFT 2014, Somerset House opened their doors for a rare look at the inside workings of Museum of Water. Read more »