Tag Archives: Curatorial Services

Site visits to Staircase House, Bramall Hall and Hat Works.

Although the parts of the collection that are not currently on display are kept in stores off site of the actual museums and heritage sites, where the curatorial staff are based, the objects on display often need to be moved … Continue reading

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Our Connected History – GMMG

As I mentioned in Find it Friday! – week 28 , the Greater Manchester Museums Group (GMMG) were here last week. The GMMG is a partnership of eight Museum Services in the North West; Stockport, Salford, Oldham, Bolton, Bury, Tameside, Rochdale and … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 28.

This week the Greater Manchester Museums Group (GMMG) have been here in Stockport photographing some of our objects. For what and why I will explain in a specific blog post next week. But for now I can tell you this, an … Continue reading

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MA Conference Liverpool 2013. #Museums2013

There has been a lot going on the past two weeks and most of that has been training or talking about training. On November 11th/12th I attended the Museums Association’s annual conference, which this year was held at the BT … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 26.

On Monday and Tuesday I attended the Museums Association annual conference held in Liverpool. Over the course of these two days I attended ten seminars and lectures addressing various aspects of museum life. One of these lectures was entitled ‘Dead Zoos‘. Dead … Continue reading

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The Final instalment of Vernon Park.

On the 29th of July I started a project that, if you have read earlier posts or if you follow me on twitter you will know, I have been talking about constantly since I began, and this will not be … Continue reading

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Find it Friday! – Week 24.

It was Halloween yesterday! Happy Halloween!! Halloween can be a great time for museums as if in the right context, the right lighting or with the right objects they can be very eerie places! My greatest fear in life began … Continue reading

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