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A Bug’s Life

The team at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery recently welcomed Jane Thompson-Webb from Birmingham Museums. She was checking out our knowledge of what sort of insects can damage collections. In caring for the varied collections we have it is vital that we can quickly spot any … Continue reading

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Museum Explorer Packs launched for Under 5s!

After six months of testing, Museum Explorers are here! If you know young children who enjoy making faces, finding stories and discovering sounds, our Museum Explorer packs are a must! In December last year the Museum and Art Gallery was selected for funding by Warwickshire … Continue reading

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Celebrating Volunteers

One of our long standing volunteers, Steph Broughton, was nominated as a finalist in the West Midlands Museums Volunteer Awards 2017. In a fabulous presentation ceremony at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, we met up with many other volunteers, all of whom … Continue reading

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Women’s Land Army remembered

Our Lunchtime Talk on Friday 8 September was led by fabulous costume historian Jane Arnold. Performing to a maximum capacity audience she brought with her uniforms and equipment as used by wartime Landgirls who helped keep the nation fed during the Second World … Continue reading

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Warwickshire Young Carers become Museum Curators!

    A group of 13 to 17 year olds have been working with the collections at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery to create their very  own exhibition. Since the beginning of July, four Young Carers have been working ‘behind the … Continue reading

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Making Fun!

If you’ve wondered who has designed our wonderful children’s make & take activities over the summer holidays, we can now reveal all! Liz Ashford is one of our regular team of volunteers and a graduate in graphic design. She has … Continue reading

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Dressing up 1780’s style!

We are very excited about our exhibition ‘Dressing the Women from Poldark’ opening on Saturday. This Cosprop exhibition presents costumes from BBC One’s hit television series ‘Poldark’, an adaptation of Winston Graham’s series of historical novels. To accompany the exhibition, … Continue reading

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