Tag Archives: art

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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Life in Miniature

Inspired by our exquisite collection of miniature portraits by May B. Lee, November’s Hands on History session explores the world in miniature. One of May B. Lee’s beautiful miniature portraits of a young girl called Barbara will be presented for … 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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Stone people and animals

Alongside the personal stories I’ve found in the Inuit collection at the museum was information on hunting techniques used by Inuit people. One intriguing to me was the use of a pile of rocks – or ‘Inukshuks’. Built by men … Continue reading

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