Nature Connections – Part 2

This second post by Hannah Chalk, Learning Manager and Katherine Majewski, Curatorial Assistant (Vivarium) provides some more detail on a number of topics and questions that were raised during the ‘Nature Connections’ conference, that we felt were particularly relevant to the Museum’s work. As mentioned in the previous blog post, what makes nature connectedness particularly…

Out and About in Geneva

A guest post from Barinur Rashid, Secondary and Post-16 Science Coordinator, and Nusrat Ahmed, South Asia Galley Community Producer, about their recent trip to Geneva. Back in May, we visited two museums in Geneva to explore different ways that museums work with communities and in search of some ideas and inspiration for the new South…

Thoughts on museum-tech

In search of inspiration and ideas that could inform our work back in Manchester, and in an effort to widen my horizons and think differently about museum practice, I decided to spend a day of my recent trip to Helsinki visiting some of the city’s museums. While I had just one day to do this,…