Women’s Museum open!

A new space celebrating the stories, heritage and role of women and girls in Barking and Dagenham and beyond.

The Women’s Museum, located at 4 Barking Wharf Square, is a platform for exhibitions, learning, events and workshops which highlight the achievements of women, the Women’s Museum is a social space for dialogue, gathering, and from which to consider important issues relevant to our collective and diverse experiences. An inclusive space for people of all identities, abilities and backgrounds - trans and non-binary inclusive - we welcome everyone.

This new space will be led by New Town Culture, the ongoing curatorial project in based in the Culture and Heritage Service in Barking and Dagenham Council supporting artistic and cultural practices in the services and systems of public life. New Town Culture will lead on a visionary programme that builds on deep, robust networks within communities, services and local infrastructure in east London.

The museum is open Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11 - 5pm, with an inaugural exhibition curated by Nephertiti Oboshie Schandorf. As part of the exhibition there will be an exciting programme of events and activities, more information here.