Why do we play? How important is it for all of us, young or old? What does it mean to play well?
Frustrated by the lack of representation of disability and difference in the toy market, Rebecca Atkinson founded #ToyLikeMe. Here, the Hulk has a diabetic line, and Barbie is shown with the skin condition vitiligo. See them in our Play Well exhibition
Play Well, our new exhibition exploring how play transforms both childhood and society. Opening October 2019.
These Barbie and GI Joe figures have had their voice boxes swapped by the Barbie Liberation Organisation, who sought to challenge gender assumptions. See them at our Play Well exhibition
Game designer Adam Dixon worked with a group of young people who created games based on their experiences as ‘digital natives’, reflecting their views on gaming as a way to forge friendships, as well as concerns about anxiety and addiction. #PlayWellcome
Looking for a playful weekend activity? There's still time to see the #PlayWell exhibition
, featuring work by our own
team are looking forward to visiting later this month.
Play Well exhibition
from Oct 24th explores the impact of play in our lives.
Yeah, this image is on display
Play Well exhibition (on til 8th March).
Play impacts our social bonds, emotional resilience and physical well-being, but how well do we play? Exploring how play transforms both childhood and society, the 'Play Well' exhibition
provides insight into the importance of play.