17 March 2017

Curator’s Blog – Rediscovering Our Collections

Since my last post I’ve been working on drafting text for the redeveloped museum landing and have got volunteers started on documenting the taxidermy collections so we have an up-to-date catalogue on…

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3 March 2017

Curator’s Blog – Rediscovering Our Collections

Well as ever it’s been a busy couple of weeks. I met with the interactive designers, Fuzzy Duck, to discuss the creation of a new touchscreen interactive on the museum landing based…

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20 February 2017

Volunteer Blog – Victorian & Edwardian Receipts

By: Caroline O’Shea & Helen Threlfall, Volunteers at The Atkinson What do a collection of Victorian and Edwardian household receipts from Southport, one of Britain’s first fire sprinkler systems, a tragic love…

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17 February 2017

Curator’s Blog – Rediscovering Our Collections

It’s been all change again since my last post. Sue Aigelsreiter’s show on The Landing has ended and we’ve put a very colourful show on of works by local artist Frank Barnes….

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6 February 2017

Ruby Cupid Jewellery