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  • Centring cultural change: how to ensure that anti-racist engagement goes deeper within the museum sector

    Elma-Glasgow – Photography by JohnFerguson Elma Glasgow, founder of Elma Glasgow Consulting, is a national award-winning engagement consultant, storyteller, and communications expert. She shares her expertise in influencing positive change in the cultural sector, working with organisations to prioritise diverse stories in a meaningful and authentic way. Elma’s work includes embedding anti-racism into culture and heritage, supporting organisations as they…

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  • Dynamic decolonisation: how the Wilberforce House Museum is inspiring lasting change

    Heritage consultant Ali Bodley shared her work on decolonising collections and uplifting marginalised voices at the Wilberforce House Museum in Hull. Through award-winning programming and a variety of revolutionary engagement strategies, the museum is facing its past, rather than running from it, as a way of building a brighter future. Ali Bodley specialises in community engagement and decolonisation, having been…

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  • City Nature Challenge: Noticing Invasive Plants 

    by Rachel Reeb and Jessica Romano This spring, thousands of people will join the City Nature Challenge, a global effort to document biodiversity safely and easily on the free iNaturalist app. Participating in the challenge is fun and rewarding – simply make observations of nature, take photos, and upload them to the app. The data collected during the challenge is…

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  • Time for a cuppa | Science and Industry Museum

    We love a cup of tea here at the Science and Industry Museum, so we’re really excited at the latest acquisition to our collection: a pyramid teabag making machine from the PG Tips factory in Trafford Park, complete with one of the last boxes of PG Tips pyramid teabags ever made. Pyramid teabag making machines at Trafford Park.Science Museum Group…

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  • How to Celebrate Earth Day at Crystal Bridges

    How to Celebrate Earth Day at Crystal Bridges | Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Skip to main content

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  • Red Wolf at play – Museum of Life and Science

    April 16, 2024 Oak, our female Red Wolf on display in Explore the Wild, is the more active of the two wolves in the enclosure. You’re more likely to see the sleek Oak trotting about the enclosure than the big lumbering male Adeyha. Here, in true Oak fashion, she romps in the tall grass of the compound. On the other…

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  • Remembering Peter Higgs – Science Museum Blog

    Roger Highfield, Science Director, pays tribute to the Nobelist and Science Museum Group Fellow, Peter Higgs. The story of Peter Higgs, who has just died aged 94, is one about the triumph of the human imagination: by articulating the power of thought through mathematics, Higgs captured the deepest workings of the cosmos.  Professor Peter Higgs, pictured in the Collider exhibition…

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  • Peter Higgs (1929-2024) – Science Museum Blog

    Roger Highfield, Science Director, pays tribute to the Nobelist and Science Museum Group Fellow, Peter Higgs. The story of Peter Higgs, who has just died aged 94, is one about the triumph of the human imagination: by articulating the power of thought through mathematics, Higgs captured the deepest workings of the cosmos.  Professor Peter Higgs, pictured in the Collider exhibition…

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  • Snags, Logs, and the Importance of a Fallen Tree

    by Jessica Romano As the seasons change from winter to spring here in western Pennsylvania, a common sight on a recent walk included fallen and decomposing trees. Interesting to look at and begging to be photographed, these fallen trees also hold a very important role in the ecosystem.  This uprooted tree shows the roots still attached, along a hiking trail…

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  • How Without Shape Without Form uses art to unify

    Deep K Kailey, Cultural Narrator and Artistic Director of Without Shape Without Form, discusses the importance of bringing people together in an individualistic age, and the vital role art has to play. Through a workshop entitled “The Power of Connection”, Without Shape, Without Form is putting necessary connections in place – inspired by contemporary Sikh knowledge that shines a light…

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