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Touring exhibitions in museums

Some thoughts on touring exhibitions, thmes and collections

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How museums get new objects

New artefacts for old? Something I’m regularly asked when people find I work in a museum is “how do museums get new objects”?. The answer probably is that it varies. Where there’s a collecting policy the process is transparent but otherwise an enigma inside a mystery. On visiting the National Army Museum in Stockholm in […]

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Magic Lantern Slides at Hove Museum & Art Gallery

┬áThe optical, film and cinema collection at Hove Museum While exploring Hove museum I was really impressed by the two galleries dedicated to their optical toys, devices, film and cinema collection. A great mix of stories, machines, objects and historic films playing in a tiny cinema. Part of this collection includes magic lantern slides and […]

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The Vikings exhibition in Falmouth

Discover the Vikings exhibition at National Maritime Museum Cornwall