Until 6 April 2008. The world of microscopic specimens is on display in this multi-media exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science. The contents of thousands of microscope slides dating from 1860-1930 have been visually enhanced and rendered accessible to the naked eye by artist Heather Barnett via objects, wallpaper, images, film and animation. Original written and spoken poems by performance poet Will Holloway also accompany the display. A programme of special events accompanies the exhibition, including public lectures titled
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Small Worlds exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science.
The Museum of the History of Science is located at the very centre of Oxford, on Broad Street, next to the Sheldonian Theatre and directly opposite Blackwell's main bookshop. The Museum is within 10 minutes walking distance of railway and coach stations.