Curating Kiss & Tell

Curating Kiss & Tell

By Emma Roodhouse, Collections and Learning Curator On 24th November we opened the doors of Christchurch Mansion to visitors coming to see our shiny new exhibition. The hard work in getting it to this pristine state is never fully revealed and, as our Visitor Services...
The ‘E’ Team – Part 2

The ‘E’ Team – Part 2

By Charlotte Gay, Display and Exhibitions Trainee Charlotte spent the first few weeks of her traineeship helping with the installation of Kiss & Tell: Rodin and Suffolk Sculpture. Here is part 2 of her blog documenting the process. If you missed part 1 you can...
The ‘E’ Team – Part 1

The ‘E’ Team – Part 1

By Charlotte Gay, Display and Exhibitions Trainee Hi, I’m Charlotte – Display and Exhibitions Trainee at Colchester + Ipswich Museums.Unlike the many old and wonderful things we have on display here at Ipswich, I am a relatively new addition to the museum. I...
Conserving Constable’s figures

Conserving Constable’s figures

By Bob Entwistle, Senior Conservation Officer Originally published in the Friends of Ipswich Museums Summer 2018 Newsletter We have five small figures in the lab, reputedly carved by Constable. They are said to represent the five best singers in the East Bergholt...

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