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My time as the Great North Museum: Hancock artist-in-residence. A Guest Post by Olivia Turner

My name is Olivia Turner and I was artist-in-residence at the Great North Museum: Hancock (GNM:H) during the recent ‘Bones’ exhibition. I am currently a Fine Art practice-led PhD student at Newcastle University making work around the theme of the… Read more

Funding the Willington Waggonway

It is common knowledge that museums are feeling the pinch as councils tighten budgets, so you may have wondered where the funding came from for the Willington Waggonway Research Programme. The rescue, preservation and research of a section of the… Read more

A look at the dodo

The collections held in the Great North Museum Resource Centre contain an intruiging little cardboard box labelled ‘Dodo bones’. I’ve recently had a request from a researcher to look at these bones and it’s given me a rare oportunity to… Read more