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  • 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 […]

  • A Day in the Life Blog: Charlotte Morgan, Programmes Manager

    Posted on 6th 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. Next up is Charlotte Morgan, Programmes Manager. Read on for more about how Charlotte spends her time at Cornwall Museums Partnership. Being asked to contribute […]

  • Play in a socially distanced world

    Posted on 17th December 2020

    The ‘play in museums’ mentoring project Kids in Museums alongside Charlotte Derry (Playful Places) and Penny Wilson (Play KX) offered eleven museums mentoring and support to develop playful offerings at their venues. The aim was to make visits for families more fun, engaging and enjoyable. Here at PK Porthcurno we’re so pleased to have been […]

  • Winners Announced at 2020 Cornwall Heritage Awards

    Posted on 27th November 2020

      Museums across Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly took part in an online celebration, where 10 museums celebrated success, at the Cornwall Heritage Awards which took place via Zoom on 21st October 2020. The Awards were due to take place at the Royal Cornwall Showground in March but were rescheduled due to lockdown restrictions […]

  • Heritage Awards 2020

    Posted on 27th November 2020

    It was always going to be a challenge, picking up an established awards ceremony in the beginning of a pandemic! When I started the MDO role in July, the awards event had been postponed from March and rebooked for October at the Royal Cornwall Showground. We needed to make a decision quickly on whether we would go ahead, or try […]

  • CMP Remote Working Manifesto

    Posted on 20th November 2020

      Since the early days of CMP we’ve tried to embed the principles of Agile working at the charity. This means trying to reflect and learn as we go to continually improve our practice. This year those reflections have inevitably involved remote working and the consequences of closing the office for a prolonged period of […]

  • Cornwall Museums Partnership Appoints Four New Board Directors

    Posted on 19th November 2020

    Cornwall Museums Partnership (CMP) is thrilled to announce the appointment of four new Board Directors: Katharine Wills, Heather Coupland, Zoe Partington and Sarah Waite. CMP’s Board of Directors are responsible for ensuring the overall strategic direction of CMP and provide help, guidance, and advice on all aspects of the charity’s work. Appointments were made after […]