Monthly Archives: August 2013

Find it Friday! – Week 15.

This week a member of the Curatorial Services donated some of their personal and treasured belongings to the collection, so for today’s Find it Friday object I am going to look at my favorite of that donation. An entire collection … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures. PART 1.

In partnership with the Collections Trust, museums all over the country over a course of 6 days (22nd to 27th August 2013) opened their collections to the public via tours, talks and interactive events for the Hidden Treasures celebration of … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 14.

As most of my time recently has been spent sorting through the Vernon Park Natural History collection, mentioned in various previous posts now, and since the bulk of that has been Geology in one form or another up to now, … Continue reading

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Geology Fieldtrip! – Discover Geology AR.

Last week I was able to attend a wonderful field trip put together by Manchester Museum. Their School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environmental Sciences at the University have been working on a new augmented reality app focusing on Geology, developed by the University of … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 13.

Today, the 16th of August, is Madonna’s birthday. So, in celebration and for this weeks Find it Friday I thought we could have a look at a collections item that is very much in relation to Madonna, in fact it … Continue reading

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Museum Minute

Earlier this week I was lucky enough to feature on Museum Minute’s ‘Meet a Museum Blogger’. I was very honoured to be a part of this. Check out Museum Minute HERE. And my little interview HERE.

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Conservation of two very different objects, in two very different ways.

Exhibitions are usually planned months, often years in advance and take a lot of work. Last week Katie S and I gave Bronwen a hand getting some paintings ready for a future exhibition that she is putting together. The paintings … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 12.

Its Friday again, and again I am going to look at another object I have come across in the Vernon Park Natural History collection. It is a slow process and still I am only on box 14, but the boxes … Continue reading

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Meeting, meetings, meetings. Locations, locations, locations.

It has been about two weeks since I have been able to write a blog, that wasn’t a Find it Friday, due to being a bit busy here and there. I have had quite a few meetings within our museum … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 11.

If you follow me on Twitter (Update: @Ren_Field87) you will be very much aware, due to being bombarded with photographs, that since Monday I have been going through the Natural History collection that was once on display at Vernon Park. I … Continue reading

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