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  • £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 […]

  • Coastal Timetripping: the Smuggling History of Looe Island Explored

    Posted on 16th March 2021

    In this guest blog written by Petra Stephenson of Looe Old Guildhall Museum and Gaol we delve into the fascinating smuggling history of Looe Island and the historical research uncovered in preparation for the new Coastal Timetripping immersive experience launching when museums reopen this Spring… The Old Guildhall Museum and Gaol in Looe has been […]

  • 10 Things we Did to Put Sustainability at the Heart of Our Work

    Posted on 10th March 2021

    Last year, as we completed our 2021-2026 Business Plan, we wanted to review every aspect of the charity’s activity in the context of the climate emergency. But the more research we did, the more complicated it became. Every toolkit seemed to be pages and pages long and the multitude of regional, national and international networks impossible to keep up with.   Some of […]

  • The wAVE Impact Report: a Report on Immersive Technology Developed for Cornish Museums

    Posted on 3rd March 2021

    The wAVE Project recently released their 2021 Impact Report, an in-depth report covering its partners, case studies, achievements and objectives for the future. The wAVE (AVE = Augmented and Virtual Experiences) Project is funded by the Coastal Communities Fund and has been developed by Cornwall Museums Partnership alongside Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Local […]

  • A Day in the Life: Amy Shakespeare, Innovation Manager

    Posted on 24th February 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 Amy Shakespeare, Innovation Manager. Read on for more about how Amy spends her time at Cornwall Museums Partnership.   I joined the […]

  • The wAVE Project: a Film on the Development of Immersive Technology Experiences in Cornwall

    Posted on 18th February 2021

    The wAVE (Augmented and Virtual Experiences) Project has been developed by Cornwall Museums Partnership alongside Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership and Falmouth University. It aims to use Cornwall’s distinctive heritage to support digital innovation and economic diversification in five coastal communities by maximising Cornwall’s digital infrastructure, skills, and heritage for the […]

  • #RDNetwork: Sustainability in Museums

    Posted on 11th February 2021

    In January I had the supreme honour of taking over the CMP Twitter account to talk about all things sustainability in the cultural sector.  Conscious Creatives is one of the UK’s leading sustainability marketing agencies and there are four of us in the team based all over Cornwall. We believe in keeping sustainability simple but […]

  • Museums at Home: Supporting Foodbanks and Families with Activity Packs in 2020

    Posted on 4th February 2021

    Over the course of this challenging year, our partner museums have continued supporting their communities remotely; we are particularly proud of their amazing work distributing creative activity packs and learning resources to foodbanks and local families. In this blog, we’d like to celebrate their efforts and highlight the ongoing activities available from the museums for […]

  • A Day In the Life Blog: Stephanie Clemens, Museum Development Officer

    Posted on 1st February 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 Stephanie Clemens, Museum Development Officer. Read on for more about how Steph spends her time at Cornwall Museums Partnership. Having started my role […]

  • A Day in the Life Blog: Natalie Chapman, Marketing Intern

    Posted on 22nd January 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. This time we’re featuring Natalie, a recent addition to the team as Marketing Intern. Read on for more about how Natalie has found her first […]

  • Maps that Matter: Carefree x RCM x CMP

    Posted on 18th January 2021

    In the autumn of 2020, CMP supported Carefree Cornwall to deliver a project exploring maps and identity, working with the collection of Royal Cornwall Museum and children in care. Thanks to Shout Out Loud, part of English Heritage, the project was one of 14 funded nationally through the Reverberate scheme, which aims to “explore the […]