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  • A Day in the Life: Tasha Fullbrook, Finds Liaison Officer for Cornwall

    Posted on 2nd August 2021

    Welcome to our blog series, ‘A Day In The Life…’ which features individual working across CMP and our partner museums and what they get up to on a typical day at work. Next up is Tasha Fullbrook, who recently joined the Museum of Cornish Life as the Finds Liaison Officer for Cornwall with the Portable […]

  • Building an Actively Anti-racist Culture at CMP

    Posted on 26th July 2021

    In May 2020, like so many other charities across the world, CMP recognised the need for institutional change regarding anti-racist work, both in the museums sector and in wider society. On 2 June 2020, we tweeted: “We echo the words of @museum_detox  – silence is an act of violence. We all have responsibility to the Black community who visit, who are employed […]

  • Tresorys Kernow Project Lead

    Posted on 22nd July 2021

    Job opportunity: Freelance opportunity or fixed term role (7 months) We are seeking an experienced project manager to lead a multi partner cultural programme across 12 locations in Cornwall. The post holder will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of people and organisations – their excellent communication skills will help everyone stay […]

  • Archivist – Wheal Martyn Clay Works

    Posted on 15th July 2021

    Job opportunity: Archivist (fixed term project) Wheal Martyn Trust in Cornwall is seeking an experienced Archivist to deliver a 12 month project which is a vital next step in safeguarding one of Cornwall’s most significant industry archives.  It is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the pursuit of the Trusts vision for […]

  • 2020 Cornwall Heritage Awards – Trophy Road Trip Part 1 

    Posted on 13th July 2021

    In this new blog series, join our Museum Development Officer, Stephanie Clemens, as she travels around the Duchy delivering some much-awaited certificates and plaques to the winners of the 2020 Cornwall Heritage Awards! Following our virtual awards ceremony in October we are thrilled to now be able to deliver these awards to their recipients in […]

  • Captaining the Ceres – the Bude Coastal Timetripping Experience

    Posted on 15th June 2021

    In this latest guest blog by wAVE Digital Marketing Intern, Magali Guastalegnanne, we learn more about the Coastal Timetripping experiences developed by the wAVE (Augmented and Virtual Experiences) Project. These blogs are a chance to give a deeper insight into the location, development, as well as the history that inspired the Coastal Timetripping experiences. We […]

  • Jan van Huysum Visits: Dutch Masterpiece Comes to Cornwall

    Posted on 8th June 2021

    PRESS RELEASE Cornwall Museums Partnership (CMP) is delighted to announce its partnership with the National Gallery and Concern Wadebridge to welcome Jan van Huysum Visits to Cornwall following the positive response to Artemisia Visits in 2019. As part of a tour of six locations across the nation this summer, Van Huysum’s magnificent Flowers in a […]

  • A Day in the Life: Eilish Calnan, Citizen Curator at Wheal Martyn

    Posted on 4th June 2021

    Welcome to our blog series, ‘A Day in the Life…’ which features individuals at CMP and our partner museums and what they get up to on a typical day at work. Next up is Eilish Calnan, a participant of the 2021 Citizen Curators programme with a placement at Wheal Martyn Clay Works. Citizen Curators is […]

  • A Neurodiverse Experience of Citizen Curators

    Posted on 28th May 2021

    Citizen Curators is a free work-based training programme in museum awareness and modern curatorial practice aimed at volunteers from our community. The programme is provided by Cornwall Museums Partnership in collaboration with seven museums, with the main goal of providing a new form of meaningful museum participation. The programme is led by Dr. Tehmina Goskar, […]

  • Reboot Cornwall Launches as Museums Reopen

    Posted on 27th May 2021

    PRESS RELEASE Poll finds region’s museums in optimistic spirits, despite the challenges of lockdown, as they reopen to the general public 89 percent think pandemic has accelerated need to innovate; 79 percent actively exploring technology to enhance visitor experiences Museums feel the role of heritage institutions has undergone a significant shift, with more emphasis on […]

  • Citizen Curator Research: Eisenhower in Bodmin!

    Posted on 11th May 2021

    [Original blog on the Bodmin Keep website] Did you know that General Dwight D. Eisenhower – US Army five-star general and Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe, spent time in Cornwall and visited Bodmin on multiple occasions during the Second World War? Read on to find out more from Sarah Silbereis – […]

  • Spotlight on: Sian Powell, Engagement Officer at Wheal Martyn

    Posted on 5th May 2021

    We catch up with Sian Powell, one of the 2020 Trainee Curators supported by Cornwall Museums Partnership’s NPO programme, to talk about her journey from Trainee Curator to Engagement Officer at Wheal Martyn Clay Works. I joined Wheal Martyn as a Trainee Curator in January and it didn’t take long for me to quickly fall […]