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Celebrating Summer

Sunny days settle in as summer approaches… Our next Hands on History session on Saturday 15th June is all about summer, a celebration of its pleasures.     This hand-painted paper fan is among the summertime objects gathered from our collections … Continue reading

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New Pop-Up Museum Display!

Today we are excited to be installing our new display in the Pop-Up Museum in Nuneaton Town Hall. The exhibit gives a snap-shot of Bramcote’s long association with the Armed Forces. Bramcote is located 4 miles south-east of Nuneaton. The Air … Continue reading

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Tea in Miniature

  This ceramic tea set is soon to appear in ‘Life in Miniature’, our Hands on History session on Saturday 20th April. The small-scale tea set was donated to Nuneaton Museum by someone who grew up in Bull Street in Attleborough. … Continue reading

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Art UK spotlights sculpture

Today we are welcoming Art UK to Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery! They have come to photograph some of the sculptures in our collection for the Art UK Sculpture Project. This major new project aims to catalogue and make available … Continue reading

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Bead Society of Great Britain

We are delighted that the ‘Bead Society of Great Britain’ has published an article about one of our museum objects in the latest edition of its Journal! The object is a wonderful Native American beaded shirt that we hold in … 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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An Ocean Find

Whilst exploring our geological collection in preparation for Sea Finds: a Hands on History session looking at objects related to the sea, I found a brain coral. I can’t say that I particularly like this object as its brain-like appearance discomforts … Continue reading

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