Tag : museums

A forward thinking team to match a forward-thinking collection: are museums developing their internal power structures fast enough?

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Looking at many museums in the world today, it is easy to see how the structure of their collections has become far more diversified. Over time, exhibitions of gallery collections in larger art institutions have started to become more inclusive. They have started to erase older presentations of history by … Read More

Strange museums of the world

2 years ago / 0 comments

You might think museums are boring attractions full of the same old dusty artefacts, but here Edmund gives you a run-down of the strangest and most wonderful museums across the world… Please forgive the jarring tone of this piece, some museums are great because they are amusing, while others are … Read More

A chat with the Museum and Art Gallery Society

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Last week, The Gryphon interviewed committee members, Sam and Laura, of the fairly new Museum and Art Gallery Society. Why did you join the society? Sam: I joined because I think that there’s a lack of museum trips, especially in my department, I study History of Art, and, obviously, that’s … Read More

Paris On a Student Budget

3 years ago / 0 comments

Paris is the diamond in the tiara of Western Europe, famous for its beautiful architecture, abundance of art, high fashion, romantic atmosphere, and mouth-watering food. Unfortunately for those of us with a tight student budget, it’s also notorious for its high prices. Here’s why you shouldn’t be put off. Trying … Read More

Features | Lest we forget – Remembering World War One

5 years ago / 0 comments

To mark one hundred years since the outbreak of the First World War, Leeds Museum and Galleries is teaming up with a group of volunteers to run a series of exhibitions and activities. We take a look at the significance of The Great War for students today and the ongoing … Read More

A Day in the Life of a Curator

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Leeds Student’s Zosia Gamgee catches up with Pavel Pyś, Exhibitions and Display Curator at the Henry Moore Institute, to discuss his work as a young curator in one of the UK’s most competitive artistic fields LS: Thank you very much for talking with us, Pavel. Your work is hugely inspirational to many students. Is there any advice … Read More