Tag Archives: Manchester Museum

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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11 questions to a museum blogger for #MuseumWeek

I have been nominated by Claire Miles, HLF trainee curator in Natural History at the Manchester Museum (read her blog HERE) to answer 11 questions about being a museum blogger, a chain blog started during #MuseumWeek on Twitter. So, here … 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 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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Hidden Treasures. PART 2.

(Read Part 1 HERE.) 3: Salford Museum and Art Gallery. In 1850 Salford Museum opened as the Royal Museum and Public Library; it was the first free public library in the United Kingdom. Its popularity was so high that at … 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 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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