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Reflections on a journey of discovery: lessons learned from ‘Creative Baby!’

It’s widely known that babies learn through play, but what can adults learn from the experience?  Earlier this year I came up with the idea of ‘Creative Baby!‘ and launched it in August as a experimental pilot project at the Shipley… Read more

Kids in Museums: what can we learn about engaging families?

I left London tired but inspired after the Kids in Museums Family Fortunes Workshop yesterday. It was a pleasure to spend the day with forty or so other museum and gallery staff, having time to really think and discuss how… Read more

Lost Ralph Hedley pictures

Papers, notebooks, press cuttings, sketches and photos relating to the Tyneside artist Ralph Hedley were left to the Laing Art Gallery by the artist’s great-grandson Julian Brown. Some of the sketches are on show in the exhibition Ralph Hedley: Painting… Read more