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Mollusc-land

Mollusc-land

← Previous blog By Karen Banton, Assistant Collections and Learning Curator My second John Ellerman Foundation-funded project has been getting the Colchester mollusc collection in order. Five months. Four cupboards. Lots of molluscs. And a surprising number of...
Adorn: Natural Wonders

Adorn: Natural Wonders

← Previous blog By Sophie Stevens, Collections and Learning Curator: Adorn As a Natural Science specialist, when I heard that the whole team would be involved in curating Adorn, I made it my aim to get some specimens from the NS collections on display! As a team...
Conserving the Tondo

Conserving the Tondo

← Previous blog Next blog → by Robert Entwistle, PACR, and Carrie Willis, Conservation Technician Background The marble relief Tondo by Michelangelo belongs to the Royal Academy of Arts in London. It is the only original Michelangelo in Britain. Here at...
The Great War Project

The Great War Project

← Previous blog Next blog → In this blog Tracy Satchwill, artist for Ipswich Museums’ ‘Ipswich and the Armistice’ project reflects on setting up the project.     The project included a call out for hidden stories around Armistice...

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