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A Bug’s Life

The team at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery recently welcomed Jane Thompson-Webb from Birmingham Museums. She was checking out our knowledge of what sort of insects can damage collections. In caring for the varied collections we have it is vital that we can quickly spot any … Continue reading

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Our Art School Reunion – Memories from the Common Room

Our Nuneaton Art School Reunion event was a  heartwarming success. Former students fondly reminisced about their days at the Art School over cups of tea and broken biscuits in our pop-up Common Room whilst listening to the 1960s and 70s … Continue reading

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Museum Explorer Packs launched for Under 5s!

After six months of testing, Museum Explorers are here! If you know young children who enjoy making faces, finding stories and discovering sounds, our Museum Explorer packs are a must! In December last year the Museum and Art Gallery was selected for funding by Warwickshire … Continue reading

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Nuneaton Art School Reminiscence Café

On Sunday 10 September, we held a Reminiscence Café for former students of Nuneaton Art School, in preparation for our Art School Reunion on 12 October. The Café gave former students an opportunity to meet, share their art work and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Volunteers

One of our long standing volunteers, Steph Broughton, was nominated as a finalist in the West Midlands Museums Volunteer Awards 2017. In a fabulous presentation ceremony at The Hippodrome, Birmingham, we met up with many other volunteers, all of whom … Continue reading

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Women’s Land Army remembered

Our Lunchtime Talk on Friday 8 September was led by fabulous costume historian Jane Arnold. Performing to a maximum capacity audience she brought with her uniforms and equipment as used by wartime Landgirls who helped keep the nation fed during the Second World … Continue reading

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Sound of Music

Join us on Saturday September 16th for a Hand on History session that will bring music to your ears. Our Access Assistants will share with you musical instruments from around the world that form part of the museums collection, including … Continue reading

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