All posts by Michael McHugh

About Michael McHugh

I've worked for TWAM since 2005 as part of the Outreach team. I co-produce Community exhibitions with a network of different community groups and organisations across Tyneside as part of TWAM's MPM Satellite Community Exhibition Programme.

What ever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? (Part 3)

Read Whatever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? Part 1 Read Whatever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? Part 2 Here are excerpts from an article from the Newcastle Courant on 10 July, 1933 recording the opening of Gateshead’s Local & Industrial Museum (later… Read more

What ever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? (Part 2)

Read Part 1 of What ever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? Saltwell Park Museum and Saltwell Towers have a close connection to another Gateshead building, the Shipley Art Gallery. Their stories are connected to another man who lived in the Towers… Read more

What ever happened to Saltwell Park Museum? (Part 1)

“Museums are most attractive when they, so to speak, are emerging from the egg. Upon reaching maturity they tend to magnificence and an awe inspiring plenitude of knowledge which causes one to surrender one’s superiority complex along with one’s umbrella”.… Read more