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Symposium: The Art of Maps and Mapping

Discover more about maps in contemporary art on Saturday 29 September during a day of presentations and discussions from artists featured in the Mind the Map exhibition. Confirmed speakers include Simon Patterson - creator of the Great Bear, artist Jeremy Wood in conversation with Shane Walter - Director of onedotzero and artist Susan Stockwell.

Tickets £30.00 (£25.00 concessions) includes lunch, refreshments and tour of the Mind the Map exhibition.

To book visit www.ltmuseum.co.uk or call 020 7565 7298.

The Art of Maps and Mapping Symposium is a part of the Maps Unleashed series of special events organised in celebration of London Transport Museum’s exhibition, Mind the Map: inspiring art, design and cartography. The events programme will run through to October 2012.

Visitors will be able to refresh themselves with a ‘TomTom’ Collins cocktail in The Upper Deck café bar before heading to events.

The Mind the Map: inspiring art, design and cartography exhibition reveals a century of creative and influential map design for London Underground. Among the highlights of the exhibition are Harry Beck’s original designs for London’s iconic Tube map, beautifully illustrated poster maps by MacDonald Gill and a series of new commissions by contemporary artists including Simon Patterson, Susan Stockwell and Stephen Walter.

For further information visit www.ltmuseum.co.uk or call 020 7565 7298.


Simon Patterson | talks | www
Jeremy Wood | talks
Shane Walter | talks
Susan Stockwell | talks


Date and Time:

29 September 2012 at 10:00 am


Full Day



London Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza
020 7565 7298

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£30.00; Concession £25.00

Available from:

Pre book on 020 7565 7298 or www.ltmuseum.co.uk

Additional Information:

With over 200 maps and artworks on display, many for the first time, Mind the Map celebrates this fascinating strand of the Underground’s design heritage, exploring how it has inspired artists and influenced our understanding of London.

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