Why Museums? Diversity & Inclusion

Museums should be safe yet challenging, calmly yet engaging, grounding yet empowering. But how and why should museums do this? Why Museums? is a mini-series of blogposts no more than 500 words, topics that interest and inspire me to continue to work & engage with museums. Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Access These four terms are complex... Continue Reading →

Why Museums? Collections

Museums should be safe yet challenging, calmly yet engaging, grounding yet empowering. But how and why should museums do this? Why Museums? is a mini-series of blog posts no more that 500 words, topics that interest and inspire me to continue to work and engage with museums. Museum Collections Museum collections can be defined as... Continue Reading →

Why Museums? Sustainability

Museums should be safe yet challenging, calmly yet engaging, grounding yet empowering. But how and why should museums do this? Why Museums? is a mini-series of blogposts no more than 500 words, topics that interest and inspire me to continue to work & engage with museums. Museums and the Environment Climate change is the most pressing... Continue Reading →

Motown Mondays: Marvin Gaye

Mondays mean Motown! This is the sixth and final artist (for now at least) in my Motown Mondays series, I have really enjoyed researching and writing about Motown artists as I love the music and have learnt a lot more about the backgrounds of the groups. Today's Motown Monday artist is Marvin Gaye, the only... Continue Reading →

Motown Mondays: Gladys Knight & the Pips

Mondays mean Motown! The fifth blog in this series about some of Motown's best known and loved acts, is all about Gladys Knight & the Pips. Gladys Knight was the lead singer and the Pips supported Gladys' extraordinary voice with soulful harmonies. The Pips The Pips were a family group that began in their home... Continue Reading →

Motown Mondays: The Temptations

Mondays mean Motown! This is the fourth blog of my Motown Monday series and the act I am writing about today is arguably Motown's most famous male group and one of the most successful groups in 20th century popular music, the Temptations. The Elgins Formed in 1960, the original name of the group was The... Continue Reading →

Why Museums? Communities & Partnerships

Museums should be safe yet challenging, calmly yet engaging, grounding yet empowering. But how and why should museums do this? Why Museums? is a mini-series of blogposts no more than 500 words, topics that interest and inspire me to continue to work & engage with museums. Communities Communities are at the heart of museums. The... Continue Reading →

Why Museums? Health & Wellbeing

Museums should be safe yet challenging, calmly but engaging, grounding yet empowering. But how and why should museums do this? Why Museums? is a mini-series of blogposts no more than 500 words, topics that interest and inspire me to continue to work & engage with museums.  Health Health across the world is a huge talking... Continue Reading →

Why Museums? Decolonisation

Museums should be safe yet challenging, calmly but engaging, grounding yet empowering. But how and why should museums do this? Why Museums? is a mini-series of blogposts no more than 500 words, topics that interest and inspire me to continue to work & engage with museums. Postcolonialism & Decolonisation The emergence of post-colonial studies came in... Continue Reading →

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