Exploring my local area: Ulster Museum

Exploring local area: Ulster Museum

Last weekend I was meeting my friend in Belfast at lunchtime, and I decided to go up early to have a few hours to myself. If you read my summer bucketlist post, then you will know that I wanted to visit the Ulster Museum. So I decided that I would do this on Saturday morning. The main reason I wanted to visit the museum, was because they currently have a fashion photography exhibition that I really wanted to see.

Exploring local area: Ulster Museum

The exhibition is called Blurred Lines: A Matter of Attitude and is part of Belfast Photo Festival. Featured in the Belfast Room in the Ulster Museum, it features photographers such as Bruce Weber and Stef Mitchell. There is also a talk by Vogue picture editor Mike Trow to go alongside the exhibition.

I absolutely loved all of the photos on display in this exhibition. There where some great photos of Linda Evangelista and Kate Moss, two of my favourite models. The main focus of this exhibition was on gender identity which means the photos focus on the attitudes towards sexuality and gender.

If you want to see this exhibition, then it is on until the 30th June. It is free to go to as well and afterwards you can take a look around the rest of the museum (I finally got seeing the Conflicting Images exhibition- definitely worth a visit).

Exploring local area: Ulster Museum

Exploring local area: Ulster Museum

Exploring local area: Ulster Museum

Have you visited any good exhibitions lately?

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  • Aww, love these photos!! 🙂
    x finja | http://www.effcaa.com

  • the museum looks lovely, great photos!

    abigail alice x

  • Nothing better in my mind than an interesting exhibition! I’m so impressed by that photo of the voluminous skirt blowing up in the field of pink flowers, that’s an incredible composition! I also love how dynamic and powerful the black and white images are in the later photos, I could stare at them all day!

    Abbey 👑 http://www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

  • Sian…

    Wow some of those photos are so powerful! I’ve never been crazy for art but I do prefer photography over drawings/paintings! I love this feature of local spots!

    Sian x
    http://www.theenglisheverygirl.com

  • Chloe Spacey

    I love seeing posts that celebrate what everyone has going on in their local area. This exhibition looks incredible , as a substandard photographer myself I think it would really make me appreciate the art that is photography.

    Chloe x
    Thengguidetolondon.co.uk

  • This exhibition looks really interesting – your photographs look amazing! I’ve not been to an exhibition like this, but it appears to be filled with so many powerful and inspirational pieces, it does look like a worth a trip!

    http://www.lovefrommaira.co.uk

  • Wow looks so cool! I really should make more of an effort and get some culture! Xxxxxx

    Lucylovesbeautyxo.com

  • Chloe

    Ooh this looks so cool! I’ve never been but it seems really interesting! Xx

  • Stacey

    This looks like a fantastic exhibition. Chatsworth House currently have an exhibition of fashion throughout the years which is amazing!

  • Holly

    This looks like such a unique exhibition! I’d love to explore Ireland a bit 🙂

    Holly x
    http://www.hollysbeautybox.co.uk

  • I love exploring museums, sadly Gibraltar only has 1 and that’s about the history of Gibraltar haha. I might need to venture to Malaga soon they have some great galleries! x

    G

    http://www.teawithgi.com

  • Wow, what a beautiful exhibition, I’ve never been that interested in stuff like this but the photos have really intrigued me and made me feel like visiting one too!

  • Foxxtailz

    Gorgeous expo – looks really interesting. I haven’t been to an expo in a good whole now. Need to change that asap!

    Iamfoxxtailz | alternative style diary

  • This exhibition looks absolutely stunning and I wish that I lived closer so that I could visit it! X

  • Emma Ramsell

    How amazing is your photography!
    This exhibition, looks amazing and I am so, so jealous you went to see this exhibition.