From Monday, February 26, 2018 to Friday, June 1, 2018
  From Feb 26, 2018 to Jun 1, 2018
  National Horse Racing Museum, Newmarket
Caution: this exhibition in National Horse Racing Museum has ended. View an overview of all exhibitions in National Horse Racing Museum for current exhibitions.

To celebrate The Civilisation Festival a special display from the collection has been curated to highlight a type of object which now divides opinion.
Fifteen Victorian and twentieth-century horses’ hooves will be on display in the Atrium of the National Heritage Centre at Palace House Newmarket. These hooves once belonged to famous racehorses, and were lovingly converted into decorative art objects such as inkwells and candlesticks. This special display will look to pose the questions; how do we feel about this now? Is it art? What does it tell us about how society has changed since then?

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