Over the next few months, Somerset House in London will be inviting visitors to explore the fascinating world of mushrooms.
Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi will celebrate this remarkable organism through a programme of events including an exhibition, talks, screenings, tours and a pop-up dining experience.
Artworks featured in the exhibition will include a solar-powered Mushroom Suitcase, a decomposable mushroom burial suit, and a large-scale mushroom-based floral installation using mushrooms grown at Somerset House.
Events taking place during the exhibition will include TABLE, a special mushroom inspired dining pop-up on Friday 28th February, with a fungi-filled feast and exhibition tour; and The Magic of Mushrooms: Psilocybin and Altered States, an evening exploring the mind-altering properties of mushrooms, on Thursday 5th March.
When: 31st January – 26th April 2020
Where: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
£: Free admission to exhibition. Ticket prices vary for special events.
More info: www.somersethouse.org.uk