What would a young woman's CV from the past look like?
Helen Ritchie, Research Assistant at The Fitzwilliam Museum, talks about samplers and the role they played for young women in the 17th and 18t...Show More
Is taxidermy a craft or art? Can natural history specimens be an artwork? Who made this putty-nosed monkey? And while we're here, can a fox snarl?
Jack Ashby, Museum Manager at the University Museu...Show More
Whalers. Expert Navigators, but also expert artists?
Charlotte Connelly, Curator at The Polar Museum, tells us about some atmospheric ink drawings and scrimshaw created by whalers voyaging in the A...Show More
Eliza Spindel, Curatorial and Research Assistant at Kettle's Yard, tells us about a tea bowl from Kettle's Yard and a case of mistaken identity. Not only does the maker change, but so does its story.
What happens when the artist doesn't want to be known, and why would that be?
Josh Nall, Curator of Modern Sciences at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, talks about the makers who aim t...Show More
Nicholas Thomas, Director at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, talks about a 19th / early 20th century barkcloth. Both a museum object and an extraordinary work of art, the maker’s name was ...Show More
Every cast in the Museum of Classical Archaeology is a hybrid – the work of both the ancient sculptor and the modern cast maker.
Dr Susanne Turner, Curator at the Museum of Classical Archaeology, t...Show More