The Greeks and Romans believed that creativity came from divine spirits.
The latest findings in neuroscience suggest new ideas are the result of networks of neurons firing in sync in the brain.
Inspiration is a force both serendipitous and searched for, that starts with a spark and builds into a bonfire.
At the end of 2016 nine creatives were invited to produce new works of art inspired by objects from the Museum’s textile collection.
They are linked by their contemporary approach to their diverse practices.
#Currentexhibition featuring new work by Devon Smith, Flynn Morris-Clarke, James Bellaney, Kelly O'Shea, Rachel Blackburn, Elise Johnston
18 March – 2 July 2017
For more information about the artists see here: http://otagomuseum.nz/current/#!/artists
Expiry: 03 Jul 2017