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Objects of the Written Word – Spotlight on Scenes of Clerical Life

Objects connected to writing and text are the focus of August’s Hands on History session. Books, diaries, journals and writing implements, a miniature newspaper, memorial cards, letter seals and objects inscribed with text will feature.   A book of considerable local … 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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Vessels

July’s Hands on History session explores objects from our museum collections which can all be described as vessels. The session will look at use of vessels to hold, collect, preserve, carry and protect their contents whilst also being decorative, beautiful and tactile objects. … Continue reading

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Disguise

The Hands on History session for May explores Disguise through the form of masks. Take the opportunity to get hands on with masks of all shapes, sizes & colours from the Museum’s collection, while the Access Assistants share with you the stories that hide behind … Continue reading

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From 1917 – Celebrating 100 Years of Nuneaton Museum

In celebration of Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery’s 100th Birthday our next Hands on History session will take you back to the year 1917, when the Museum first opened its doors to visitors. On display will be several objects from the … 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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Designer and Maker

Join us on Saturday 18th February for a Hands on History session when we look at the role of the Designer and Maker and the commitment and passion each have for their art. One of the objects we will share with you … Continue reading

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