Tag Archives: behind the scenes

Meet our new placement student!

We’re pleased to introduce┬áHanning Feng, who is on a placement with the Museum & Art Gallery for 8 weeks this summer as part of her Museum Studies postgraduate degree with the University of Leicester. Over the summer Hanning will gain … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: uncovering objects in store

As our collection audit continues we’re coming across a real mix of objects. Some have never been cataloged and documented so are new to us. Others have been accessioned, but still remain somewhat of a mystery! This week we found … Continue reading

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What is it like to volunteer in the museum stores?

Julie has been volunteering to help with our collections audit for over a year. She has worked on a wide range of objects in store, looking at everything from world cultures to social history objects. Here she shares the recent … Continue reading

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