The Plastic Revolution Exhibition

April 2017 – August 2017

Plastic was one of the materials to revolutionise life in the late 19th and into the 20th Century, forever changing the technology of manufacturing, household interiors and aesthetic of design.The exhibition looks at the history of early plastics and how they were developed and used. It features Bakelite, celluloid and Lucite objects including domestic appliances, leisure pursuits and fashion items.