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Hands on History Labour of the Land

Continuing our series of Digital Hands on History posts, we’ve decided to take a step back and give you the full Labour of the Land experience you will have missed out on in March. It seems especially fitting, now, given … Continue reading

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Labour of the Land

Our Hands on History session this month was scheduled for Saturday March 21st and was to focus on some of the Museum’s collection of agricultural tools and objects. In light of the present situation, however, we’ve decided that it will … Continue reading

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Unmasking the Museum’s Masks

This striking mask, with its bold pigments and prominent nose, stared up at me as I was looking for objects in preparation for our upcoming Hands on History session. It comes from New Guinea and was likely made for the … Continue reading

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Captivating Currency

In our Hands on History session this Saturday, we’re going to have a good look at some of our varied and interesting examples of currency. Currency is, at its most basic, a medium of exchange. It comprises the notes, coins, … Continue reading

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Puzzle Jugs!

It always surprises me what weird and wonderful things one can find while searching through the Museum’s collections. While locating items for our upcoming Journeys themed Hands on History Session (on the 15th of September if you would like to … Continue reading

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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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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 museum trip to London with exhibition plans ahead

After the second visit to Nuneaton, I’ve been gathering my ideas and discussing how I can turn my illustrations into interactives with Matt, the museum’s Outreach Officer – and also working out the layout of the exhibition with Jen, the … Continue reading

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Understanding Inuit Animals

As an Illustrator, when I want to learn about something, I understand more if I try to draw it and look at the visual sense of what it is or how it works. For example, here’s a quick sketch related … Continue reading

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Beginning to tell the Tales from The Tundra

Hi, my name’s Jhinuk and I’m an Illustrator based in London, originally from the Midlands. You can find out more about me and my work here. This is my first blog post about my collaboration of work with Nuneaton Museum … Continue reading

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