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Liking Lichens

Liking Lichens

Liking Lichens By Karen Banton, Assistant Collections and Learning Curator * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. * During lockdown, one of the things I’ve had the chance to do, thanks to our John...
John  Moore of Ipswich

John Moore of Ipswich

John Moore of Ipswich ‘A painter of land and sea’ by Emma Roodhouse, Collections and Learning Curator * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about Moore. * “Visitors to the gallery always look for a...
LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month Ben Paites, Collections and Learning Curator * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. * Sexuality and gender identity have not always been the same as we understand them in the modern...
Stories In Stone

Stories In Stone

Stories In Stone By Glynn Davis, Senior Collections and Learning Curator  * Click on the photos below to visit our Collections Online database and discover more about that object. * Colchester Museums care for a fascinating collection of Roman intaglios. These small...
Changing hands

Changing hands

Changing hands By Liz Tregenza, Collections and Learning Curator  In this blog post I’m going to concentrate on the people who previously owned Walton Bridges, and the significance of J.M.W. Turner’s art for those who collected it. Provenance is greatly...

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