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  • Captaining the Ceres – the Bude Coastal Timetripping Experience

    Posted on 15th June 2021

    In this latest guest blog by wAVE Digital Marketing Intern, Magali Guastalegnanne, we learn more about the Coastal Timetripping experiences developed by the wAVE (Augmented and Virtual Experiences) Project. These blogs are a chance to give a deeper insight into the location, development, as well as the history that inspired the Coastal Timetripping experiences. We […]

  • Jan van Huysum Visits: Dutch Masterpiece Comes to Cornwall

    Posted on 8th June 2021

    PRESS RELEASE Cornwall Museums Partnership (CMP) is delighted to announce its partnership with the National Gallery and Concern Wadebridge to welcome Jan van Huysum Visits to Cornwall following the positive response to Artemisia Visits in 2019. As part of a tour of six locations across the nation this summer, Van Huysum’s magnificent Flowers in a […]

  • A Day in the Life: Eilish Calnan, Citizen Curator at Wheal Martyn

    Posted on 4th June 2021

    Welcome to our blog series, ‘A Day in the Life…’ which features individuals at CMP and our partner museums and what they get up to on a typical day at work. Next up is Eilish Calnan, a participant of the 2021 Citizen Curators programme with a placement at Wheal Martyn Clay Works. Citizen Curators is […]

  • A Neurodiverse Experience of Citizen Curators

    Posted on 28th May 2021

    Citizen Curators is a free work-based training programme in museum awareness and modern curatorial practice aimed at volunteers from our community. The programme is provided by Cornwall Museums Partnership in collaboration with seven museums, with the main goal of providing a new form of meaningful museum participation. The programme is led by Dr. Tehmina Goskar, […]

  • Reboot Cornwall Launches as Museums Reopen

    Posted on 27th May 2021

    PRESS RELEASE Poll finds region’s museums in optimistic spirits, despite the challenges of lockdown, as they reopen to the general public 89 percent think pandemic has accelerated need to innovate; 79 percent actively exploring technology to enhance visitor experiences Museums feel the role of heritage institutions has undergone a significant shift, with more emphasis on […]

  • Citizen Curator Research: Eisenhower in Bodmin!

    Posted on 11th May 2021

    [Original blog on the Bodmin Keep website] Did you know that General Dwight D. Eisenhower – US Army five-star general and Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe, spent time in Cornwall and visited Bodmin on multiple occasions during the Second World War? Read on to find out more from Sarah Silbereis – […]

  • Spotlight on: Sian Powell, Engagement Officer at Wheal Martyn

    Posted on 5th May 2021

    We catch up with Sian Powell, one of the 2020 Trainee Curators supported by Cornwall Museums Partnership’s NPO programme, to talk about her journey from Trainee Curator to Engagement Officer at Wheal Martyn Clay Works. I joined Wheal Martyn as a Trainee Curator in January and it didn’t take long for me to quickly fall […]

  • Explore Cornwall’s Audio Archives from the Comfort of Your Own Home

    Posted on 29th April 2021

    PRESS RELEASE A new and innovative way to explore the oral histories and audio archives of Cornwall’s museums and archives has just launched. ‘Cornish Tales’ enables users to travel through time and the Duchy, listening to stories from the archives of St Ives Archive, PK Porthcurno, Kresen Kernow, and the Cornish Music Archive.  Launched by Cornwall Museums Partnership in collaboration with Hi9, this brand-new immersive experience pushes the […]

  • A Day in the Life: Maisy-Sky, Marketing Executive Apprentice at Penlee House

    Posted on 28th April 2021

    Welcome to our blog series, ‘A Day in the Life…’ which features individuals working at CMP and our partner museums and what they get up to on a typical day at work. Next up is Maisy-Sky, Marketing Executive Apprentice at Penlee House Gallery & Museum. Maisy-Sky is working full time on various marketing tasks, as […]

  • A Day in the Life: Tamsin Chaffin, Trainee Curator at the Museum of Cornish Life

    Posted on 16th April 2021

    Welcome to our blog series, ‘A Day In The Life…’ which features individual working across CMP and our partner museums and what they get up to on a typical day at work. Next up is Tamsin Chaffin, who recently joined the 2021 Trainee Curator programme with a position at the Museum of Cornish Life. Read […]

  • £50,000 Art Fund Grant Supports 3D Costume Digitisation Project at Cornwall Museums Partnership

    Posted on 30th March 2021

    PRESS RELEASE – Cornwall Museums Partnership (CMP) has received a £50,000 Respond & Reimagine grant from Art Fund to deliver a new, innovative approach to generating income for museums with the Beyond Digitisation project. – This partnership project with innovative tech start-up Purpose 3D will produce 3D models of costume collections at three museums – […]

  • A Day in the Life: Magali Guastalegnanne, wAVE Digital Marketing Intern

    Posted on 24th March 2021

    Welcome to our blog series, ‘A Day in the Life…’ which features a member of the CMP team and what they get up to on a typical day at work.  Next up is Magali Guastalegnanne, Digital Marketing Intern on the wAVE Project. Read on for more about how Magali spends her time at Cornwall Museums […]