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”

Everyone’s different, let’s celebrate it!

Since November last year I’ve been working with charity Heart n Soul on a new Key Stage 2 schools page for their Big 30 website. Heart n Soul is a creative arts charity that believes in the power and talents of people with learning disabilities. It is based at the Albany in Deptford and it’sContinue reading “Everyone’s different, let’s celebrate it!”

Theolnius Monk: Modernist Pioneer

Wednesday 11 October, 7.30 – 9.30pm, British Library Culture& in association with the British Library commemorate the centenary of the birth of iconic jazz composer Thelonious Monk. Join us for an evening of live performance and an illustrated lecture that will bring a new dimension to classic tunes. Epitomising artistic originality, candid eccentricity and indifference to conventional rulesContinue reading “Theolnius Monk: Modernist Pioneer”