Monthly Archives: April 2014

Find it Friday! – Week 41.

We have a lot of frog, toad and newt models in the collection. A few of them were on display at Vernon Park and came back with the Natural History objects that I reintroduced into the collection a few months ago, which you can … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 40.

Another reference to the redevelopment of Stockport (Story) Museum – It is such a huge task which involves a thousand and one different jobs within the whole project that are at the moment, all under way. Most of the cases in the … Continue reading

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Making Headway.

‘Making Headway’ is an exhibition coming to Hat Works. It will run from Saturday 24th May 2014 to Sunday 24th May 2015 and will showcase hats created by 13 up-and-coming milliners made especially for this exhibition and an accompanying catwalk show that is being held … Continue reading

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Meeting Foxes and Badgers at the library. AN UPDATE.

Unfortunately, in just over a month I will be leaving the curatorial services here in Stockport. This means that until that day I am going to be very busy with lots of ongoing projects (some huge and some not quite so huge) whilst still working … Continue reading

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Encountering Corpses.

Museums, in order to achieve accredited status, must adhere to correct standards and policies. Alongside this it is essential to address the ethics of dealing with certain collections items. Collection items such as human remains. The conversation is an interesting … Continue reading

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