By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Oct 2010
Attending this workshop at the Science Museum, London. The aim is to create dialogue and debate and learn from each others' experience of co-curation as the Science Musuem moves into the next phase of gallery redevelopment.
Here are my quick notes. There is also more on the workshop wiki: http://ccphworkshop.pbworks.com/w/page/CCHPWorkshopWiki
Panel 1: Power and permission
Emma Bryant from the Wallace Collection discussed the Shhh…It’s a secret exhibition curated by 12 school children:
Susie Ironside discussed Glasgow’s Riverside Museum that was shaped by public consultation:
Tom Wareham Museum of London on the London Dockland’s Sugar and Slavery Gallery:
Alex Woodall (for Liz Mitchell) on the Manchester Art Gallery experiences in co-curation:
Iwan Rhys Morus Performing Victorian Science
Vicky Carroll, Science Museum: Exhibiting eccentricity in science: lessons from 19th century. Why exhibit eccentric science today?