Posts by venue: Design

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

Sharing the Love…

One of the pleasures of working with an amazing museum collection is being able to share it with people, whether through our own exhibitions and behind-the-scenes store tours or by lending objects out to other museums, galleries and carefully selected… Read more

Last chance left to see the Jerwood Makers Open, at Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead

The following blog post is by Isla Haddow who is studying a BA in Fine Art at De Montfort University, Leicester, and has completed a work placement with Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. The Jerwood Makers Open is part of… Read more

‘Culture in an Industrial Region’

Well there have been many changes to my role since I last wrote a blog post for the Shipley Art Gallery; I now have a job as Keeper of Art and work on projects across the three art galleries at… Read more

Fashion for the uninitiated

I have to say, I’m a bit like Ugly Betty when it comes to dressing myself and having knowledge of the fashion world, so creating a fashion-inspired exhibition was a learning curve for me. ‘When art became fashion: the story… Read more