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  • Cabaret – Part Five

    Posted on 9th September 2020

    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, […]

  • Talking Intern

    Posted on 20th August 2020

    Talking Intern is a podcast born from lockdown. Lockdown has been incredibly limiting to museums in some ways but has also offered the opportunity to start creative projects that, whilst not physical, are nonetheless impactful. The idea was first presented to us by Cornwall Museums Partnership. Would the trainee curators like to create a podcast? […]

  • Heritage Treasures – Part Four

    Posted on 7th August 2020

    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, […]

  • The Life and Times of a Citizen Curator – Part Three

    Posted on 31st July 2020

    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, […]

  • Citizen Curators Two Years On – Part Two

    Posted on 22nd July 2020

    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, […]

  • Curator Storyteller – Citizen Curators Part One

    Posted on 17th July 2020

    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, […]

  • #RDNetwork: Mental health and wellbeing in children and young people

    Posted on 2nd July 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 May, Alison Bowyer, Executive Director of Kids in Museums, kindly took over our Twitter page to discuss how museums can support children and young […]

  • Public Attitudes Survey – Summary

    Posted on 30th June 2020

    A summary report of research into the attitudes of the public to the reopening of museums in Cornwall. 29th June 2020   Cornwall is home to more accredited museums than any other region. Culture and heritage matter to people in Cornwall; they are at the heart of its distinctive identity and sense of place. Due […]

  • 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 […]