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  • A Big Thank You to the Heritage Awards Sponsors and Judges

    Posted on 14th March 2019

    We’re delighted to have been supported by a whole host of brilliant sponsors and judges for this year’s Cornwall Heritage Awards. The Cornwall Heritage Awards are brought to you by Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development.   The Sponsors The Innovation Award this year is sponsored by PH Media. PH Media provide a […]

  • Spotlight on: Katie Wylie, Marketing and Digital Intern at Royal Cornwall Museum

    Posted on 8th March 2019

    After five fantastic months, I am now nearing the end of my placement as the Marketing and Digital Intern at the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro. My role at the RCM has primarily involved assisting the Marketing and Digital Lead, Sophie Meyer, in promoting stories from the museum’s collections. This has mainly been achieved through […]

  • Cornish Object of the Year 2019 Vlog 6 – ‘St Mary’s Church Clock Hand’

    Posted on 11th February 2019

    In the run up to the Cornwall Heritage Awards, I have been visiting each of the museums with objects shortlisted for Cornish Object of the Year Award 2019, hearing from the staff and volunteers about the amazing stories behind the objects. In my final vlog I speak to Tony Greenbank, a volunteer at The Old […]

  • Cornish Object of the Year 2019 Vlog 5 – ‘The Gurney Stove’

    Posted on 8th February 2019

    In the run up to the Cornwall Heritage Awards, I have been visiting each of the museums with shortlisted objects nominated for Cornish Object of the Year Award 2019, to hear from the staff and volunteers about the amazing stories behind the objects. In this vlog I speak to Janine King, Heritage Development Officer at […]

  • Cornish Object of the Year Award 2019 Vlog 4 – ‘The Bethlehem Pasty’

    Posted on 7th February 2019

    In the run up to the Cornwall Heritage Awards, I have been visiting each of the museums with shortlisted objects nominated for Cornish Object of the Year Award 2019, to hear from the staff and volunteers about the amazing stories behind the objects. In this vlog I speak to Rosie Kliskey, Assistant Curator at Museum […]

  • Cornish Object of the Year Award 2019 Vlog 3 – ‘Penzance Market Cross’

    Posted on 4th February 2019

    In the run up to the Cornwall Heritage Awards, 21 March, I have been visiting each of the shortlisted objects nominated for Cornish Object of the Year Award 2019 to hear from the staff and volunteers about the amazing stories behind the objects. In this vlog I speak to Anna Renton, Director at Penlee House […]

  • Cornish Object of the Year Award 2019 Vlog 2 – ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ Hood Ornament and Mould

    Posted on 4th February 2019

    In the run up to the Cornwall Heritage Awards, 21 March, I have been visiting each of the shortlisted objects nominated for Cornish Object of the Year Award 2019 to hear from the staff and volunteers about the amazing stories behind the objects. In this vlog I speak to Si Durrant, Trainee Curator at Wheal […]

  • Board Development: Succession Planning

    Posted on 29th January 2019

    By now you know how much I love a sporting analogy. So it should come as no surprise that I’m going to use another one here to look at why being strategic about your board development and succession plan will help your organisation to deliver greater impact and focus resources more effectively. After England won […]

  • My Experience of Firm Foundations – Elisa Harris

    Posted on 22nd January 2019

    The invitation to go on the Firm Foundations course came at the perfect time for me. Krowji had secured the match funding for Phase 2 of our redevelopment project and we were waiting for news of our ERDF bid – we have since been told it was successful! The course is true to its name […]

  • Pool School Gallery celebrates National Lottery Funding

    Posted on 18th January 2019

    Pool School Gallery, a community interest company, has been awarded £45,400 by the National Lottery to work with the Cornwall Council Schools Art Collection. This important and culturally significant collection was created with the intention that children in Cornwall should have access to great art. Artists represented include Jacob Epstein, Barbara Hepworth, Alfred Wallis and […]

  • Spotlight on: Si Durrant, Trainee Curator at Wheal Martyn Clay Works

    Posted on 18th January 2019

    We catch up with Si Durrant at Wheal Martyn, one of the Trainee Curators supported by Cornwall Museums Partnership’s NPO programme, to talk about his showcase ‘Clay Stories: unearthing stories from our villages and towns’. “I am now halfway through my placement as Wheal Martyn’s Trainee Curator. My role at Wheal Martyn primarily involves assisting […]

  • Cornish Object of the Year Award 2019 Vlog – Cornish Miner’s Sweetheart Jewellery

    Posted on 17th January 2019

    Hi, I’m Peter the new Marketing and Events Intern at Cornwall Museums Partnership. Part of my role at CMP is to help deliver events including the Cornwall Heritage Awards in March. The Cornwall Heritage Awards is a fantastic opportunity for museums and heritage organisations to showcase some of the amazing work they are doing, and […]