Month: August 2016

Object Journeys and Community on Solid Ground

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Keep an eye on our Courtyard blog for more news about our latest development…….

Guest post from Andrea Winn, Manchester Museum – working on Community Engagement for the Courtyard Project

Manchester Museum is a partner in the British Museum’s Object Journeys programme – a three year Heritage Lottery funded programme, in which the British Museum will engage with their local community, regional museums and community partners in the regions to explore the British Museum’s collections. The project will produce a series of installations across the UK including at the British Museum, Manchester Museum and Leicester Museums.

Manchester Museum is pleased to be working with Community on Solid Ground, a local organisation that is driven to improve the life opportunities, personal development, health and wellbeing of its local community. They are currently working on ‘Traditional Best Times of South Asian Women’, this Heritage Lottery Funded project aims to capture, recreate and then retain the hobbies and past times of South Asian Women. The…

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