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Ancient Greece at the World Museum

11 February 2010 by Lisa

It may still be freezing outside, but here at the museum one of our curators has been occupied with thoughts of sunnier climes – Greece to be exact! Here’s our Curator of Classical and European Antiquities, Gina Muskett, to tell us more…


Curators putting objects into a case

Careful with that pot!

Visitors to the third floor of World Museum will see a change – a brand-new display of Greek objects. Lots of people – not just me – have been working on this display, and it’s taken us less than a year to get ready, from start to finish. Above you can see a photo showing two of us arranging the objects in one of the cases. It takes a lot of time to get things just right and, of course, we have to handle the objects with great care – the pot we’re putting into position is about 2,500 years old. Read more…

Mounting excitement before the next exhibition opens

14 September 2009 by Sam

lady wearing gloves by photographs on a table

Nicky Lewis examining original photographs by Stephen Shakeshaft in the paper conservation studio

In the build up to Liverpool People by Stephen Shakeshaft, which opens in a few days, I have been posting some of the photographs that didn’t quite make it into the exhibition on the blog along with Stephen’s funny and insightful stories behind each one. But I’m sure you’re all dying to know about the pictures that are actually in the exhibition. One person who has seen them already is Nicky Lewis, who has mounted and framed them all ready for display. This included a few original prints, which required extra careful handling as she explains: Read more…