Category Archives: Exhibitions

New Community Showcase display

At the museum, we regularly work with different groups to create changing displays using museum objects. These are presented in our Community Showcase in the Local History Gallery. Yesterday, I was working with three members of our invaluable volunteer team. … Continue reading

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Conservation of George Eliot’s dress

We are getting very excited about the opening of our new exhibition, ‘Becoming George: The Unexpected Life of George Eliot’ on 10th May. Last week, I delivered a lovely nineteenth century dress to a Conservator in Warwick. This silk dress, … Continue reading

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Meet our new placement student!

We’re pleased to introduce Hanning Feng, who is on a placement with the Museum & Art Gallery for 8 weeks this summer as part of her Museum Studies postgraduate degree with the University of Leicester. Over the summer Hanning will gain … Continue reading

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Shopping in the Borough – a story told through photographs

This week one of the small displays in the Blab (Landing Gallery) will explore the Borough’s retail history. A short film will show photographs from our collection taken of shops in Nuneaton and Bedworth. The photographs provide a fascinating glimpse … Continue reading

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A treasure in our stores

Last week in the Blab exhibition we presented the story of the train crash of 1975. On 6 June 1975 a sleeper train travelling between London Euston and Glasgow derailed on its journey here in Nuneaton. Six people were killed … Continue reading

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An insight into how we source our shows – will you be exhibiting with us in 2017?

Visitors to the museum will know we show all kinds of different things and our exhibitions cover a wide range of subjects. We host touring exhibitions which we hire in from different galleries and companies and we often develop our … Continue reading

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Evaluating my Inuit Illustration Residency with the Museum team

As far as the Inuit residency went from my perspective and the museum team’s, it was a very positive learning outcome for all. To round things off after the exhibition ‘The Land that Faces Away from the Sun: Changing Lives on … Continue reading

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