Author Archives: matthewgrahamjohnson

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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Museum collections provide inspiration for cultural diversity project

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery is working in partnership with a local arts organisation and local young people to create a special exhibition inspired by museum collections and cultural diversity. Aspire In Arts provide inclusive arts activities and generic youth … Continue reading

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School’s Out!

It’s the end of a very productive year working with our local schools and colleges! Film and Media students from King Edward VI College worked with an animation artist to produce our fantastic ‘Little Brother’ stop motion film.  You may remember this … Continue reading

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Treasures on the Move!

  Last week the Museum team spent a day transferring some of our collections to a new off site store. After much huffing, puffing and heaving we managed to get everything in place and it all fits! The team are … Continue reading

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The History Hub tackles the Home Front!

    Have you ever wondered how a Community Case exhibition is produced at the Museum & Art Gallery? Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery has been working with local history group The History Hub to help tell the story of … Continue reading

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Who is Jacko?

A rather interesting character as it turns out. John ‘Jacko’ Bosworth was Nuneaton’s last Town Crier. His job was to make public announcements in the street, getting people’s attention with his handbell and, I imagine, a rather loud voice! Jacko … Continue reading

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Love is in the air

As Valentines Day is almost upon us I thought I’d let you into a romantic little project that we’re planning for this year. Intrigued? Read on… The Museum & Art Gallery is commissioning illustrator Jhinuk Sarkar to create a series … Continue reading

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