Returning an ancestor, a reflection

Originally posted on Stories from the Museum Floor:
This week Manchester has been shocked to the core by an act of violence that killed 22 people at the Manchester Arena. This has resulted in not just a citywide, but a nationwide outpouring of emotion, and there is a tangible feeling of community and connectivity among…

An Inspired Anthology

Originally posted on Stories from the Museum Floor:
International Poetry day is coming up on 21st of March, making this the perfect opportunity to look at some of the creative output that has been inspired by Manchester Museum and its collections.  Museums have always been renowned as places for learning and research, but they are…

Animal Kingdom – Two by Two

Originally posted on Stories from the Museum Floor:
Today’s post is by Michelle from the Visitor Team at Manchester Museum. We are each sharing our passion and  interest in the museum and its objects. For more about the collections at Manchester Museum, please visit the Curators’ blogs. Animal Kingdom: Stereoscopic Images of Natural History The animals came…