Book chapterThe British Museum is an iconic space housing objects from across time and around the world. As part of the public programme the Schools and Young Audiences Team run under 5s provision using different spaces and objects as inspiration for activities which encourage participation, exploration and enjoyment. In this chapter...
Kelland, Kate ; Hoare, Katharine
From site to museum: a critical assessment of collection history on the formation and interpretation of the British Early Palaeolithic recordThe British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic record makes an important contribution to understanding the early occupation of northern Europe, in particular, through the detailed, systematic and multidisciplinary excavations of key sites. However, it is the historic collections, amassed by a large number of collectors over a 100-year period from the...
Harris, Claire R.E. ; Ashton, Nick ; Lewis, Simon G.
BookAn investigation of the work of curation and of reactivating a colonial era collection by working with communities of origin, told through the lens of a particular collection made by Paul Montague in New Caledonia in 1914.