Photograph of people working together to build a scene in Lego

Effective co-curation

Co-production and co-curation are increasingly becoming mainstream approaches in museums. But what are the challenges, and how do you do it well?

Categories: Curatorship, Exhibitions, Freelancing, Interpretation


Image from the 'Out of Darkness' exhibition in Kaunas, Lithuania

Out of Darkness: reflections on Kaunas 2022

History, memory and storytelling: notes on a recent visit to the European Capital of Culture 2022

Categories: Curatorship, Exhibitions, History, Interpretation


Prewar Jewish life exhibited in the Holocaust galleries at the Imperial War Museum, London, November 2021

Exhibition review: Holocaust Galleries at the Imperial War Museum

My take on the IWM's new Holocaust galleries and some reflections on the future of Holocaust interpretation.

Categories: Curatorship, Exhibitions, Interpretation


The word 'November' spelt out in small tiles, surrounded by random letters on a background of dark wood

The 'now page', November 2021

What's happening in November: thoughts on being out and about, real-life conferencing, talking about evaluation and being a podcast guest.

Categories: Freelancing, Interpretation


Bronze Age home education

The 'now page', March 2021

Here's what I'm thinking about this month. Encompassing home learning, goal-setting, talking about failure and musings on the nature of time.

Categories: Freelancing, Interpretation