Posts by venue: Design

Showcase Shows Case for Paterson Pavilion

And the winner… …of the Hatton Showcase: Design For A Touring Pavilion 2017… …is…. Oh get on with it ….Toby Paterson! Cue shot of tearful artist receiving the crown and a kiss from last year’s winner before teetering down the… Read more

Putting The Hatton Hat On

‘I look ridiculous.’ ‘No you don’t, you look great.’ This brief call-and-response has been played out between myself and my partner many times over the years as she has repeatedly persuaded me, against my better judgement, to become ‘a man… Read more

Table, Conversation, Interaction – a guest blog by Stephen Graham MA RCA

Stephen Graham is a previous recipient of the Henry Rothschild Ceramics Bursary. In this guest blog, he describes his experience of winning the prize and the work it allowed him to pursue. On reflection, the resulting work I’ve made for… Read more

Dazzle Painting of ships in the First World War and the model of ss Hindustan

Although we have hundreds of ship models in our collections, only one of them is dazzle painted.  The tramp steamer ss Hindustan was launched in July 1917 by Bartram and Sons Ltd., Sunderland and completed for the Hindustan Steam Shipping… Read more

Fabulous Fans – Part Two

During my project I re-packed the fans so they could be immediately visible before they are handled. This is so important due to the fragility of some of the fans. They are all stored in draws in the museums costume… Read more