Instagram filters are not the first tool to be used to distort and manipulate the female form.Read the full story..
“We have a basket that’s 4,000 years old, but looks like you can buy it in B&Q.” Campbell Price, Egyptologist and curator at Manchester Museum
Museums may be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but one Manchester-based academic has found a way to bring Egyptology to people in the comfort of their own homes.Read the full story..
“Online platforms allow us to reach new audiences.” Ella Wild, Science and Industry Museum, Manchester
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Manchester Science Festival was one of the most popular science festivals in the UK and had become a key event in the city’s cultural calendar. Here, the Science and Industry Museum’s head of festival and events, Ella Wild, discusses the decision to take the festival online and the benefits that audiences can find in digital events.Read the full story..
In the 1993 film Groundhog Day, Bill Murray is forced to live the same day again and again.Read the full story..
“Science has never been more relevant.” Sally MacDonald, director of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester
It’s almost exactly six years since I became director of the Science and Industry Museum.Read the full story..
The UK’s national museum of democracy is 10 years old this week.Read the full story..
Jan Hicks has a particular, distinctive memory of growing up in the early 80s.Read the full story..
As you approach the Lancashire Museum of Mining (formerly the Astley Green Colliery), you can’t miss the Grade II listed pit headgear which, like a huge Meccano construction, dominates the skyline.Read the full story..
Did you know there’s a secret garden tucked away in an historic Manchester Library within walking distance from Piccadilly Gardens?Read the full story..
Described by the UN as the “world’s worst” humanitarian crisis, the on-going conflict in Yemen has left an estimated 80 per cent of the country’s men, women and children in desperate need of assistance.Read the full story..
- Image Gallery: The Female Form Through Time, Discovery Museum, Newcastle
- “Our first night is bound to be emotional.” Anthony Prophet, co-owner of The Bowdon Rooms in Altrincham
- Book Review: This Is How We Come Back Stronger – Feminist Writers on Turning Crisis into Change
- Image Gallery: Jade Magenta Williams, A Smart Price way of life, PAPER, Manchester
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Instagram filters were not the first tool used to distort and manipulate the female form. A new online exhibition by Newcastle’s @Discovery_Mus charts how women’s bodies have been artificially changed from the Victorian period to the 2000s. @TWArchives northernsoul.me.uk/image-gall… pic.twitter.com/0gTwKHaQBx