Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery wins 2015 Family Friendly Museum Award...

Congratulations Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery!

The 120-year-old Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery in Carlisle, Cumbria, close to the England-Scotland border, has Tudor racing bells, Georgian ball gowns, Suffragette photographs, over 100,000 insects, 16th century bandits’ armour and one of the oldest violins in the world.

It welcomes toddlers … Read more

Added: September 24, 2015Comments: 0

London Volunteer in Museums Awards 2015...

Recently, our very own Dea Birkett was a judge at the 2015 London Volunteer in Museums Awards (LVMA).

Almost 100 nominations from museums in London ranging from large nationals to small independents were received and together with her fellow judges; Sue Barnard, Arts Council England’s Relationship Manager, Museums (London) and … Read more

Added: September 17, 2015Comments: 0

Ai Weiwei comes to London...

The highly-anticipated Ai Weiwei exhibit opens at the Royal Academy of Arts on 19 September 2015. This landmark exhibition of the Honorary Royal Academician marks the first major institutional survey of his artistic output in Britain, and will showcase significant works from 1993 onwards.

Ai Weiwei has created new, site-specific installations … Read more

Added: September 9, 2015Comments: 0

Teen Twitter Taking Over Day at Llanelly House, Wales...

The recent Teen Twitter Taking Over Day in Wales proved the capability and freshness that teens can bring to the voice of cultural and heritage organisations. 17-year-old Theo Davis-Lewis, who has been volunteering at Llanelly House for three months, explains what he got up to on the day and … Read more

Added: September 3, 2015Comments: 0

Children’s Library reopens as Bibliotheque Quentin Blake...

Here at Kids in Museums we are huge fans of illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake – read our interview with him here.

So we were delighted to hear that our friend (and designer of our mammoth logo) has been honoured with his own library! The Children’s Library of the Institut … Read more

Added: September 1, 2015Comments: 0

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