Developing Emotions in the Classroom: Teacher Workshops

This summer the Living with Feeling project launched ‘Developing Emotions’, a new schools engagement programme. Over the next year and beyond, we’ll be working with primary and secondary school teachers to develop educational and pastoral resources about emotions, with the aim of improving children’s emotional literacy and wellbeing. To launch this programme, we held three workshops withContinue reading “Developing Emotions in the Classroom: Teacher Workshops”

Sensory social club

Last week I went to visit one of our Culture& trainees, Chloe, at London South East College Bexley to observe her delivering workshop for the college’s transition day. Chloe is completing her traineeship at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre, Royal Museums Greenwich in the collections care and conservation team. Chloe and her colleague HelenContinue reading “Sensory social club”

Podcast launch

Our New Museum School trainees have all written, recorded and produced their own podcasts about issues, objects, collections and narratives inspired by their placements at their host museums. I’m so proud of them! You can listen to them here: https://www.cultureand.org/podcasts/  

The Isolated Baronet

How can we plan and design ethical interpretations of difficult histories and personal experiences? Today I went to Calke Abbey for a conference run by the National Trust and Leicester University Museum Studies on their new collaboration and exhibition ‘HumanKind‘. To mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Henry Harpur, ‘The Isolated Baronet’, thisContinue reading “The Isolated Baronet”

Cyborgs: Friday Late at the Wellcome Collection

The organisation I work for, Culture&, is curating a really exciting night of music, film and performances at the Wellcome Collection on Friday 15th March on the theme of Cyborgs. Culture& is excited to announce ‘Cyborgs’, our Friday Late Spectacular curated in collaboration with the Wellcome Collection. Join us for an evening of irreverent performance,Continue reading “Cyborgs: Friday Late at the Wellcome Collection”