New Museum School podcasts 2020

Officially announcing the second series of the New Museum School Podcasts from Culture&. From October 2019 – May 2020, I worked with 18 of our New Museum School trainees and podcast producer Catriona Oliphant from Chrome Media, as they researched, wrote and recorded their own podcasts on themes relevant to their work-placements and interests. IContinue reading “New Museum School podcasts 2020”

Behind the Scenes at the Museum – book launched

Your access-all-areas guide to the world’s most amazing museums! Last year I worked with the fantastic editorial team at DK books as the lead consultant on this new children’s book all about museums. The aim was to give children an an exclusive tour of the world’s most exciting museums and discover their hidden treasures. ItContinue reading “Behind the Scenes at the Museum – book launched”

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”