Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, Canterbury, The Paper Apothecary, October 2012-March 2014 The Paper Apothecary (created by with artist performers Animate Arts) placed wellbeing at the centre of Canterbury’s museum and library, the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge. A full-size apothecary built entirely from paper, acted as a catalyst to create ideas for […]
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Green Ways from Yesterday, October 2012- March 2013 Making full use of a 44-acre site and a volunteer work force 200 strong, Chiltern Open Air Museum tapped into the building and agricultural skills of local elders and volunteers and captured valuable knowledge and experiences that has the potential to contribute to […]
The Garden Museum, ‘Flowers for Love and Money’, 2013 The ‘Flowers for Love and Money’ project created a winter cutting garden that was sown with native plants ( hops, wild clematis and catkins) which were then harvested and sold as winter bouquets. The bouquets were an alternative to the cut flower industry’s unethical and unsustainable […]
Lightbox, Waste Not…, 2014-2015 Waste Not… invited local communities to give stories and photographs and objects connected with keeping old things, reuse, repairing/maintenance, new uses and forgotten uses! The project culminated in an exhibition and was supported by a programme of public events and workshops on the theme of recycling and waste. The project aimed […]
Where’s Reading Heading?, Reading Museums, 2014-15 This project looked at the past, present and future development of Reading. It sought to provoke debate about how Reading will sustain a growing population and build a successful low carbon economy whilst ‘Narrowing the Gaps’ between different sectors in its communities. As an early project update describes, through […]
Reading Museum, Revealing Reading’s Hidden History, October- March 2013 Residents of the Oxford Road, Norcot and Newtown areas of Reading joined the ‘Reveal Our Hidden Histories ’ project to explore the hidden heritage of their areas, and to instill a more positive sense of place in Reading. The project drew on alternative historical narratives of […]
Torquay Museum, founded by the Torquay Natural History Society in 1844, houses extensive biological and Natural History collections of considerable scientific interest from the local area and beyond.
Woodhorn Museum, formerly Woodhorn Colliery Museum, is located in Ashington, Northumberland. Woodhorn Museum is part of Woodhorn Charitable Trust who also manage Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office, Northumberland Archives, Berwick Museum and Art Gallery, Hexham Old Gaol and Morpeth Chantry Bagpipe Museum. Woodhorn is also taking part in our 5-Year Study
The Royal West Academy of England (RWA) is England’s only regional Royal Academy of Art. RWA showcases national and international visual art, featuring today’s foremost artists, including Royal Academicians, alongside great artists from the past, with the aim of inspiring and nurturing creative talent today.