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Viking: Rediscover the Legend

Esther Morgan

Esther Morgan, August 12, 2019 — Culture

Communications Manager, Norfolk Museums Service

The arrival of a charismatic object for display is always exciting. In the case of Viking: Rediscover the Legend (at Norwich Castle until 8 September) this has meant hosting some of the most significant Anglo-Saxon and Viking treasures ever discovered in Britain. Objects like the Lewis Chessmen from the British Museum generate publicity and are…

Six works marking 6 February

Chantal Condron

, February 6, 2018 — Culture

Government Art Collection Curator, Information & Research (Modern & Contemporary Art)

Government Art Collection Curator Chantal Condron selects six works from the Collection to mark the passing of the Representation of the People Act 100 years ago, when women (over 30) won the right to vote in the UK.Pioneering activist and writer, Mary Wollstonecraft argued for the equality of women and men, and for women’s representation. Her…

Could your museum or gallery benefit from #DCMSWolfson funding?

DCMS

, August 10, 2016 — Culture

As previous recipients of the Wolfson Fund illustrate, DCMS Wolfson grants can really help drive a museum forward, enhancing their collections for their visitors.That’s why we’re calling for museums and galleries nationwide, big and small to apply before the deadline of 26 August 2016.Recent grant recipient Compton Verney’s  Chinese galleries are home to one of the…