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Recalling the opening of Segedunum Roman Fort to the public 20 years ago

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum opened its doors to the public for the first time in June 2000. In June 2020, we were set to celebrate the Fort’s 20th anniversary in the venue, but as the coronavirus pandemic had… Read more

Meet Neville – Customer Service Assistant at Discovery Museum

Long-standing front of house staff member of Discovery Museum, Neville, shares what life is like inspiring the public with tales of local history, and his favourite object in the museum. What I do “I have been interested in history and… Read more

From Hornel to Peploe: Early Modern Scottish Art in the Laing Art Gallery

Art historian and curator Alice Strang takes a look at early modern Scottish art in our collection. Edward Atkinson Hornel (1864-1933) was one of the celebrated ‘Glasgow Boys’ who were at the forefront of the Scottish art world of the… Read more

The Hatton Gallery Print Collection

Written by Lizzie Jacklin, Keeper of Art, Hatton Gallery The Hatton Gallery’s permanent collection of over 3300 artworks includes objects ranging from paintings and sculptures to watercolours and posters. Around 1300 of these objects are prints. Sadly our plans to… Read more

Opening Segedunum – a recollection

By Bill Griffiths, Head of Programmes and Collections 20 years ago this month, we opened Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths and Museum to the public. It’s a cliché – but to me it feels like yesterday! At the time of its… Read more