Tag Archives: Hands On

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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A Happy Birthday to George Eliot!

Yesterday George Eliot turned 193! The local writer was born on South Farm on the Arbury Estate, Nuneaton, on the 22nd November 1819. To celebrate the anniversary of the writer’s birth, the museum brought out items from storage to enable visitors to … 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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Access All Areas – Festivals and Celebrations

In a year of celebrations and festivals of all sorts why not pop along to the Museum this coming Saturday 20th October for our Festivals and Celebrations Hands On History session? We will have a table of commemorative items from … Continue reading

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Steph Smith gets to grips with the Handling Collection

My name is Steph Smith and I work at the Museum part time as a Museum Assistant and on Mondays as a Volunteer. Over the past few months I have begun thetask of refreshing the Museum’s Handling Boxes. There are … Continue reading

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