Category Archives: News

To collect or not to collect?

What should the museum collect? This blog post seeks your advice on a very unusual potential acquisition… This sculpture of George Eliot’s left hand has been recently brought to our attention. We think this striking white marble sculpture was created … 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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Last weekend of the Inuit Illustration exhibition on display!

This weekend is your last chance to see “The land that faces away from the sun: Changing lives on Baffin Island” exhibition at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery. Continue reading

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Arc School Workshop

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting and working with Shannon, Lewis, Evan, Jamey and Callum – Year 8 and 10 students from Arc School Church End in Ansley, Warwickshire. Visiting their school to introduce myself and my work as … Continue reading

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Finding out about Inuits aside from looking at my illustrations!

Film and other content alongside my illustrations in the forthcoming Inuit exhibition – opening this Saturday 7th February Continue reading

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Understanding Inuit Animals

As an Illustrator, when I want to learn about something, I understand more if I try to draw it and look at the visual sense of what it is or how it works. For example, here’s a quick sketch related … Continue reading

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Help Make Me Tick!

  Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery has launched a fundraising campaign to get Nuneaton’s Black Forest organ clock working again. Funds donated will restore the clock movement and organ, which plays German folk music. You can find out more and keep … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment!

So how did the people of the Borough entertain themselves in an age before Sky TV, tablet computers and the X Box? We had a great day on Monday 31 March with Mark Palmer and members of the Nuneaton Memories … Continue reading

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Magnificent Matisse!

Museum Volunteer Tiff Hurlston is putting the finishing touches to our latest exhibition, Matisse: Drawing with Scissors. This is a Hayward Touring Exhibition from Southbank Centre, London and well worth coming to see! The French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse … Continue reading

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