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Transcribing diaries: New volunteer opportunity at the Museum

What was day to day life like as a young woman growing up in Nuneaton during the Second World War? We have just acquired a set of diaries that offer valuable insight into teenage life during this turbulent period in … 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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New behind the scenes volunteer opportunities

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes in the museum stores? We’re currently undertaking a major audit of our collections in store and are looking for volunteers to help. This is an exciting opportunity to get up close … Continue reading

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Top 10 Objects on Display

Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery would like to share the top 10 objects currently on display. Museum volunteer Pete first took a camera around the museum and snapped objects that stood out as interesting and inspiring items to him. The museum team then managed … 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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Local history gets a facelift – week 2!

Week two of the Local History Gallery refurbishment has seen the museum team putting the space back together again. After letting the paint fumes fade, the team made a start by putting objects into cases. Most of the objects being … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

Today I witnessed the first dedication of a new Book of Remembrance in the ceremony at Riversley Park.  The museum has worked with two volunteers to create the books which bring together the names of those who have died in … 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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The Past Three Weeks

I have been volunteering at the Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery for the past three weeks and unfortunately Thursday was my last day. The team here have been so helpful in getting me experience in every aspect of the Museum, from exhibition … Continue reading

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New Exhibition in the Yellow Gallery!

Hi, I’m Lauren and I am currently volunteering behind the scenes at the Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery. I have been helping install a new art exhibition by the very talented Weddington Art Group. The artists filled the gallery last Monday afternoon … Continue reading

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