Defining Beauty at the British Museum

What is Beauty? Is Beauty Truth? Is Truth Beauty? It’s a question and a definition that philosophers have been debating for millennia, so it’s brave of the British Museum to try and define such an indefinable concept in their current exhibition: Defining Beauty: the body in Greek art. Let’s be clear here – we aren’t…

Nominating for the Family Friendly Museum Award

It’s every blogger’s dream to have their words published in a national newspaper, and on Sunday that happened to me! Just take a look at this: But how did my words end up in the Sunday Telegraph? The other day I nominated a museum for Kids in Museums’ prestigious Family Friendly Museum award. For such…

Art Relay: From Workshop to Exhibition

As you might remember, I’ve started a great new job at Towner in Eastbourne. It’s a contemporary art museum on the South Coast of England and I’ve been hard at work in the Learning Department. This week, we’ve had our Easter Holiday events for the kids: a series of workshops collectively known as Arts Relay….