Tag Archives: Museum

The Mary Rose Rises Again

Visiting the Vasa in Stockholm a few weeks ago was a highlight of our trip. The Vasa is a Swedish warship which sank after sailing less than a nautical mile on her maiden voyage in 1628. She was salvaged in … Continue reading

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Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum at the British Museum – FT.com

A good article about the upcoming British Museum exhibit in the Financial Times. It mentions that “a family cowering at the moment of impact is among the most moving things you will ever see in a museum” The display is not … Continue reading

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Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Opens October 19th

  Fall in London always includes a trip to the Natural History Museum to see this world-renowned annual exhibition which provides a spotlight on the rarely seen wonders of the natural world. The 100 winning images that will be on … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder how Dale Chihuly’s V&A Rotunda chandelier is Cleaned?

   OK you probably haven’t but since my daughter has been taken with this giant piece of coloured glass since she laid eyes on it I thought i’d post what the Victoria & Albert Museum has written: “Chihuly’s enormous glass … Continue reading

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The Wallace Collection opens new Dutch Gallery

After an 18-month refurbishment programme, the Wallace Collection, one of my favourite museums to visit in London,  has re-opened its  Dutch Gallery.“From the Wallace: “These three newly refurbished galleries create a fresh architectural language for the display of one of … Continue reading

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Grant Museum of Zoology-Museums at Night: Life and Death Treasure Hunt

Fri May 13 Grant Museum of Zoology I can’t go to this since i’m seeing Kingdom of Earth at the Print Room (see below) but  this sounds sort of fun and the museum just re-opened recently. Join the chase and … Continue reading

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