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In Commemoration – Nuneaton Charter Day 1907

I’m really looking forward to our next Hands on History session on Saturday 18 March, which explores objects from the museum collections created specifically to commemorate events of local and national significance. An object I am excited to share with … 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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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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‘Agis Quod Agis’

On 20th December 1913 Edward Ferdinand Melly got his wish from the Council granted. If they would buy a plot of land in RiversleyPark, he would pay to have a Museum built. To celebrate this amazing event we are bringing … Continue reading

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ABC of ARP

Todays event has been busy with visitors finding out more about the home front and the ARP (Air Raid Precautions). Our guests were suited and booted as ARP, home guard and a nurse enabling people to connect with what life … Continue reading

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Volunteer blog

Volunteer blog – Tom Bartlett Monday 18th February – Friday 22nd February 2013 Volunteering at Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery has provided me with an insightful experience as to how the Museum functions day to day.  My aim is to … Continue reading

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Museum Lunchtime Talk – still some places left!

There are still a few places remaining for our Lunchtime Talk, ‘Ayo Gurkhali, The Nepalese Gurkhas’ on Friday 15 February from 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Robert Fleming from the NationalArmyMuseum in London outlines the proud heritage of these famous soldiers and … Continue reading

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Family Event Day – it’s almost here!

After an action packed week of Half Term activities there is no slowing of the pace for FREE fun at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery! On Saturday 3 November, Guarderobe bring their usual brand of hands on history to reveal the truth … Continue reading

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Map making at the Museum

Today, artist Jain Mckay had set herself the challenge of creating 100 maps in a day! Not quite 100 was achieved, however Jain made many beautiful pieces of artwork from using her usual techniques of mixed media. The pieces were created by … Continue reading

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Big Draw at the Museum!

Today, there has been lots of drawing and colouring fun around the museum to help celebrate the National ‘Big Draw’ event.  Local artist Jim Kirkwood has been inspiring families to pick up their pencils and draw. Visitors were sketching objects around … Continue reading

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