Learn the story behind our whale skeleton, heading for Leeds City Museum, and what we can learn from the bones.
A rare Tibetan headdress with gorgeous turquoise and coral stones has just been conserved for display in Himalayan Fashion by Karen Horton.
On 7 January we said goodbye to our final visitors to the last leg of the exhibition tour, developed in partnership with Wellcome Collection and the Museum of London.
Claire Miles explores our LMG’s Bird Egg collection during her placement with our Natural Sciences Collection.
Katherine Baxter explores the Yorkshire skeletons in Skeletons: Our Buried Bones at Leeds City Museum.
Conservator Emma pieces together the Dalton Parlours (AD 200 -370) skull on display in the Skeletons: Our Buried Bones exhibition.
Curator Ruth Martin answers the age old question: what does it take to change the temporary exhibition gallery from one show to another?
With the closing of one exhibition comes the opening of another, and our helpful team of dedicated Conservation volunteers have been keeping themselves extremely busy with caring for the objects involved in the changeover at Leeds City Museum. Conservator Emma Bowron tells us more about what exactly this entails.
Pamela Crowe explores light conditions and objects linked to lighting in the museum store In-store arm-waving illustrated by the author The Discovery Centre is a purpose built museum storage facility with regulated temperature and humidity. It is also windowless so that we can control how much light the museum objects are exposed to. Any visit to…
Find out exactly what it takes to conserve a fossilised Ichthyosaur in the collection.
Discover why some Victorian objects in the collection glow in the dark…
As we mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, Emma our Conservator reveals the medal awarded to veterans of the battle.