Posts by venue: Education

Marguerite hidden beneath 100 years of dirt

The Art for Sunderland Exhibition is designed to give an idea of what goes on behind the scenes in a museum. I was lucky enough to get to choose a painting to work on in gallery.   I chose ‘Marguerite… Read more

Kith and Kin: New Glass and Ceramics Stage 2 – The ‘Crinson Jug’

The second stage of Kith and Kin: New Glass and Ceramics began at the National Glass Centre on 9th January, where a number of the exhibitors changed or augmented their displays. Read more

Ged Bell, Chair of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Joint Committee

At the recent joint committee meeting Bill Griffiths, Senior Manager for Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) delivered a presentation about the service’s learning and community engagement in 2010/11 and the statistics were extraordinary. Here are a few of… Read more

Festive fun

Our Christmas tree was delivered today and the staff are festively decking our (museum) halls with boughs of holly. I don’t know where this year went, frankly… Recently my mind has turned to our Christmas event on the 10 December,… Read more

Skyping With the U.S

After going live on Flickr Commons, Tyne & Wear Archive & Museum’s Photostream had an influx of people viewing the photographic collections online. We have now reached over 200,000 views of the images we have uploaded to Flickr, to take a… Read more