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  • Written evidence to the DCMS Select Committee on the impact of Covid-19

    Posted on 22nd May 2020

    Advocating for museums in Cornwall is an important part of our role. Read our submission to the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s inquiry, Impact of Covid-19 on DCMS sectors. May 22nd 2020 Cornwall Museums Partnership is an independent charitable incorporated organisation, formed in 2015 to provide leadership for Cornwall’s museums; to support them, represent […]

  • #RDNetwork: Homelessness in Rural Communities

    Posted on 21st May 2020

    During 2020 the Cornwall Museums Partnership Twitter page will be handing the reigns over each month to local organisations, who will be guest hosting our Rural Diversity Networking hour; #RDNetwork.  In February, St. Petrocs kindly took over our Twitter page to discuss homelessness within rural communities. Please continue reading to hear all about their experience […]

  • #RDNetwork: Tackling Health and Wellbeing in Isolated Communities

    Posted on 15th May 2020

    During 2020 the Cornwall Museums Partnership Twitter page will be handing the reigns over each month to local organisations, who will be guest hosting our Rural Diversity Networking hour; #RDNetwork.  In April, Nerys Watts, Director of External Affairs for Brunel’s SS Great Britain, kindly took over our Twitter page to discuss health, wellbeing and rural […]

  • Newfound Connections – Part Five

    Posted on 4th May 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]

  • Eat The Frog – Part Four

    Posted on 27th April 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]

  • Get Up, Get Dressed – Part Three

    Posted on 21st April 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]

  • Moving Forwards by Looking Back – Part Two

    Posted on 15th April 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]

  • A Traineeship From Home – Part One

    Posted on 6th April 2020

    The Trainee Curators programme was set up to diversify the cultural workforce in Cornish museums and historical sites by offering more accessible opportunities to young people. In turn, diversifying the museums audiences and using their collections more widely. In our new mini-blog-series, we share with you a behind the scenes look at what our Trainee […]

  • Penlee Inspired Online 2020

    Posted on 26th March 2020

    Although Penlee House is temporarily closed due to Covid-19, the Gallery is open online! Penlee House will be running Penlee Inspired Online, a testament to the skill and passion for art and creativity in our local and online community. The unique Penlee Inspired Online exhibition will showcase works inspired by collections and exhibitions past at […]

  • Sources Of Financial Support For Museums And Their People During The Coronavirus

    Posted on 24th March 2020

    Many people have been asking us about the financial support available for museums. We have provided a round-up of current support and sources of information below, summarised by Kernow HR and the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth Hub. Please do contact us if you have any concerns or questions. We are here to help. […]

  • Finding Margaret – Emerging Voices

    Posted on 23rd March 2020

    The Emerging Voices bursary supports museum volunteers or emerging professionals to undertake training, research or placement opportunities that enhance their skills and bring new benefits to their host museum. Becki Brattin and Katie Bunnell decided to apply for the bursary following their experience as Citizen Curators at Falmouth Art Gallery. They have been awarded the […]

  • A Guide to Self-Isolation

    Posted on 20th March 2020

    At this challenging time, many of us are now finding we are having to self-isolate, whether this is through guidance or as a precaution. However, the uncertainty could start to unravel many questions you may not have had to ask before. Below you will find a really handy guide to self-isolation for employees, as well […]