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A Celebration of Museums’ Beautiful Rears!

15 September 2023, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Based on the eponymous viral Twitter account and divided into six categories of posterior, Museum Bums takes you on a whirlwind tour of the finest rear ends in museums around the world.

From an angel slyly copping a feel in a 16th century triptych to Cezanne’s dreamy booty-full bathers, the authors bring illuminating social commentary and historical context to this hilarious and beautiful celebration of beautiful rears.

Join us to check out some cheeks, ask questions and get your copies signed!


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Mark Small and Jack Shoulder are Bristol-based heritage scholars and art educators. They run the Twitter account @MuseumBums

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