Nothwest connections

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We have had a a new display installed in the Museum foyer this week. It was curated by the Manchester Museum’s Senior Youth Board and it reflects their interpretation of our Collecting Trees theme. Called ‘Northwest to Northwest; Forest to Metropolis’, this installation is inspired by the historic trade in red cedarwood from British Columbia to the Manchester via Canada Docks in Salford.

Case of objects from the Prosser collection

They have used this theme to make links between the Living Cultures and Zoology collections through wooden objects of Native American art and the animals represented therein. We’d love to hear what you think about it; if you’re visiting soon, please leave us a comment on our special postcards.

Killer whale representation on wooden panel

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2 thoughts on “Nothwest connections

    agogo22 said:
    March 31, 2013 at 3:00 am

    Reblogged this on msamba.

    Hami said:
    April 2, 2013 at 1:09 am

    It never ceases to amaze me the creativity of some people. I have trouble drawing a stick figure and these people are making art out of all kinds of things!

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