Blog

  • Audience Initiative Award Winners 2018 – Perranzabuloe Museum

    Posted on 6th November 2018

    Perranzabuloe Museum won the award for Audience Initiative at the 2018 Cornwall Heritage Awards. Watch a short film on the project that won them the award – a pop-up museum on the beach.

  • CMP announces Fiona Morris as new Chair

    Posted on 5th November 2018

    Cornwall Museums Partnership is delighted to announce Fiona Morris as their new Chair. Fiona has taken over the role of chair from Ferrers Vyvyan, Deputy Lieutenant of Cornwall and the current owner of Trelowarren, who had served on the board as Chair since the beginning of the charity three years ago. CEO Emmie Kell says, […]

  • GUEST BLOG: Cornwall to Karnataka ~ Cultural Civilization in Historic Hampi

    Posted on 31st October 2018

    Tanya Dutt is an Arts and Culture manager/consultant for creative industries.  Her fascination for cultural exchange, heritage and tribes drives her quest promoting creative practices in remote parts of the world. She has lived and worked in Japan, Italy, Cambodia, Australia and remote parts of India. She specializes in outreach and crafts & cottage industry […]

  • We need to talk about Partnerships

    Posted on 14th September 2018

    Here’s why our CEO, Emmie Kell, makes her suggestions for more fruitful collaborations and why she thinks we should be talking about partnerships.

  • What is Good Governance?

    Posted on 4th September 2018

    Clare Pennington, our Rural Proofing Resilience Manager, talks about what she thinks good governance looks like.

  • Being Cornwall Museums Partnership’s First Apprentice

    Posted on 13th August 2018

    Kai Caban, CMP’s Business Administration Apprentice, talks about his first six months here.

  • Holding a relaxed opening at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum

    Posted on 7th August 2018

    CMP Engagement Lead, Chloe Hughes, talks about holding a relaxed opening at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum with a pop-up sensory space and brilliant volunteer team.

  • Guest Blog Post – Verity Anthony on ‘The Trench’ at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum

    Posted on 31st July 2018

    Verity Anthony, Visitor Experience and Collections Manager, talks about Cornwall’s Regimental Museum’s collaborative commemoration of WWI.

  • Guest Blog Post – Felicity Tattersall on leading the Perranzabuloe ‘Memory and Now’ Project

    Posted on 31st July 2018

    Felicity Tattersall talks about her experiences working with Perranzabuloe Museum on their ‘Memory and Now’ project.

  • Improving the Resilience of Rural Museums

    Posted on 19th July 2018

    Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Development are pleased to announce the launch of their Resilience programme. With funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development will develop and deliver a unique collaborative programme of leadership and skills development. Combining their extensive experience of working in collaboration with smaller […]

  • Bright Sparks – applications now open!

    Posted on 11th July 2018

    Cornwall Museums Partnership and FEAST are challenging museums and artists to work together to generate original ideas for bringing more and different people into the museums of Cornwall to enjoy Cornwall’s unique heritage. For the third year, we are offering a joint small grants fund to enable the best ideas to be tested and delivered.

  • What can Museums Learn from the England Men’s Football Team?

    Posted on 10th July 2018

    What does resilience actually mean for museums and how do you get started? Rural Proofing Resilience Programme Manager Clare discusses what we can learn from England’s performance in the World Cup.