Category Archives: Museum Week 2018

International Museum Day 2018

As a child I always enjoyed visiting museums. Looking back, my favourite hobbies were old things, books and listening to my Great Aunts talk about the family. I guess my pathway was set from way back in my childhood. Today … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Thoughts about the week

I spotted the #MuseumWeek the day after the week commenced. I thought it was a great idea and had I known about it in advance I would perhaps have made difference choices. In October, National Libraries week will commence (8-14th) … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Migration Museum

Earlier in the week I shared a very similar post about migration and you can read that post HERE Today’s post looks to a very topical one for the UK this week, migration into the UK and does also reflect … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – The Partition Museum

I came across the Partition Museum just as the news was broadcasting the news of the name given to the newly born baby of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The little boy is to be called Louis Arthur Charles, which … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – McMaster Museum of Art

Glancing through my #MuseumWeek  Twitter feed earlier and I found a fascinating one  Laura Bassi (1711 – 1778), was an Italian scientist and the first woman to become a physics professor at a European university. #professionsMW #MuseumWeek Engraving from our … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – National Army Museum

A few months ago I stumbled across something very interesting on this website. In fact I was so intrigued by it, I made it the focus of my regular column in Family Tree Magazine in the June issue, which has … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Migration Museum

The Migration Museum in Adelaide Australia is a great venue and one that I have been lucky enough to visit. The slogan, “every item in our collection has a special story,” reminds me of our One-Name Studies. The people with our … Continue reading

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#Museum Week – Faces of Auschwitz

One of the organisations I have spotted during #MuseumWeek is the site Faces of Auschwitz. Anyone who has been reading this site over the last few weeks will know that I recently established that at least three Orlando’s had perished at Dachau … Continue reading

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#MuseumWeek – Launch of Museum Week 23-29 April 2018

The power of social media means that organisations can band together in the spirit of unity and promote a common cause. Having just got to the end of Family History Week #FHWeek which I didn’t really manage to share via … Continue reading

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