“Adventures in Time and Space – 60 Years of Doctor Who Art” heads to Somerset

For one last time, in new coordinates, the fantastic Adventures in Time and Space – 60 Years of Doctor Who Art Exhibition lands at the Museum of Somerset from 15th June.

The exhibition will include more comics and more art spanning the entire history of the long-running television show, expanding on what thousands previously enjoyed during its run at Weston Museum.

Running at the Museum of Somerset until 5th October 2024, Adventures in Time and Space – 60 Years of Doctor Who Art is a truly incredible collection of Doctor Who art, carefully selected from books, comics and more, spanning the whole life of the popular science fiction adventure. 

Adventures in Time and Space – 60 Years of Doctor Who Art, Weston Museum, 21st October 2023 – 27th January 2024, Weston Museum, Burlington Street, Weston-super-Mare - The Comic Wall
One of the 60 Years of Doctor Who Art displays at Weston Museum, central art by Lee Sullivan

The team behind this amazing exhibition have dived into the TARDIS of artistic archives, rounding up an exceptional collection from private art collectors and dedicated fans who’ve lovingly held onto these visual treasures. They include such treasures as the original cover art of the very first Doctor Who annual from way back in 1965 – the colours as vivid as a freshly regenerated Time Lord. 

Adventures in Time and Space – 60 Years of Doctor Who Art, Weston Museum, 21st October 2023 – 27th January 2024, Weston Museum, Burlington Street, Weston-super-Mare
Dalek Dave takes in 60 Years of Doctor Who Art at Weston Museum last year
Adventures in Time and Space – 60 Years of Doctor Who Art, Weston Museum, 21st October 2023 – 27th January 2024, Weston Museum, Burlington Street, Weston-super-Mare

Marvel at art by the like of artists such as Andrew Skilleter, whose art has become as timeless as the Doctor’s adventures, and the late Chris Achilleos, the genius behind the iconic covers of the Target Doctor Who novels. 

There’s also Colin Howard, the artist responsible for those captivating video covers, whose fantastic art book, Timeslidesis available now from all good bookshops; the legendary comic artist Dave Gibbons; pop culture chronicler Jeff Cummins; and storyboard extraordinaire Mike Collins, from Bad Wolf Studios. 

Adventures in Time and Space – 60 Years of Doctor Who Art, Weston Museum, 21st October 2023 – 27th January 2024, Weston Museum, Burlington Street, Weston-super-Mare
Doctor Who Art of the modern era

The line-up continues with Jessica MartinBill DonohoeDavid McAllisterLee SullivanSophie LeongEren Angiolini, and the dynamic duo Anthony Dry and Stuart Crouch.

‘Don’t blink’ for an expedition that transcends time and space, as the Museum of Somerset celebrates the legacy of Doctor Who through a captivating display of artistry!

Housed in Taunton’s historic castle, the Museum of Somerset tells the county’s fascinating story from prehistoric times to the present day. Within the 12th century castle walls you’ll find contemporary gallery spaces and great family visitor facilities, all situated within the town centre. With an amazing nine themed galleries, each with its own distinctive character, there’s something for everyone to discover. The Museum is also home to Somerset Military Museum.

• Adventures in Time and Space – 60 Years of Doctor Who Art 15th June – 5th October 2024 The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton, Somerset TA1 4AA | Open 10.00 am to 5.00 pm Tuesday to Saturday (and bank holiday Monday) | Admission is free, but do note museum is run by a charity so please consider donating £3 per person | Web: swheritage.org.uk/museum-of-somerset

In Pictures: Adventures in Time and Space – 60 Years of Doctor Who Art at Weston Museum



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