Dew of Heaven: Objects of Ritual Magic
Our 2018 exhibition (which will open on April 1st) will explore objects in the Museum’s collection relating to Ritual or Ceremonial Magic and will consider:
-Hermes Trismegistus and the Hermetica
-The secret of the stars: the realms or spheres and the magic associated with them
-Eliphas Levi and Baphomet
-Cecil Williamson’s approach to Ritual Magic (the founder of the Museum)
-John Dee, scrying, Enochian
-A former Museum exhibit as planned and designed by Steffi Grant with altar made to specifications laid down by Aleister Crowley drawing on Fludd’s representation of microcosm/macrocosm
-Aleister Crowley and his associations with the Museum, the Museum founder and Ritual Magic
-OTO and AA
-The links between Ritual Magic and witchcraft
This is just a brief outline, a full write up of the exhibition will be added in time.
Some photos of the exhibition while under development (thanks to Carol Keith for these).