Click here for COVID-19 Information and Resources

Blog

  • 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 […]

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

    Posted on 13th March 2020

    We know many of you will be carrying out your own contingency planning in light of the developing Coronavirus pandemic and that this will be a worrying time for some. Cornwall Museums Partnership is supporting action to slow the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and as such, is following the latest advice and guidance from […]

  • Citizen Curators’ work at Royal Cornwall Museum

    Posted on 10th March 2020

    When Tehmina Goskar, Citizen Curators Programme Leader, delivered a workshop in 2017 at the Tairāwhiti Museum in Gisborne, New Zealand, she met with museum staff, volunteers and stakeholders to talk about her work at Royal Cornwall Museum and to discuss the museum’s collection of taonga Māori. Tapunga Nepe is Tairāwhiti Museum’s Kaitieki (Curator) of taonga […]

  • International Women’s Day 2020: Making Waves

    Posted on 8th March 2020

    ‘Behind this massive delivery of the wAVE (AVE = Augmented and Virtual Experiences) project, are three ladies with a passion for Cornwall, heritage and immersive tech. The project is expected to boost footfall to participating museums by almost 25,000 people per year, create 17 new jobs and generate more than half a million pounds for […]

  • #RDNetwork: Tackling Social Isolation in the Older Generation

    Posted on 6th March 2020

    During 2020 the Cornwall Museums Partnership Twitter page will be handing the reigns over each month to local organisations where they will be guest hosting our Rural Diversity Networking hour, #RDNetwork. Through the Rural Diversity Network (RDN) we’re trying to tackle geographic exclusion. Cultural policy around diversity is heavily centred on the visible diversity of […]