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Your Paintings Project Revealed

13 December 2012

All 212,000 of the United Kingdom’s oil paintings are now online The museum is really excited to be part of the impressive national project which is Your Paintings. Today the Public Catalogue Foundation (PCF) and the BBC completed their hugely ambitious project to put online the United Kingdom’s entire collection of oil paintings in public ownership. […]

Family Friendly Christmas Ideas

Mr Ordinary's Prize merchandise

11 December 2012

Why not give your school or early years group an early Christmas present? Order a FREE copy of our illustrated children’s book Mr Ordinary’s Prize for your class and enjoy the adventure. “the book is wonderful, I bought a copy and have been sharing it with my reception class… They LOVE it!!!” – Teacher, All […]

New ICON/HLF Conservation Intern

Danielle_Connolly_working_in_the_Textile_Conservation_Studio

7 December 2012

We hear from our newly appointed ICON/HLF Conservation Intern, Danielle Connolly. Through the Institute of Conservation (ICON) and the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) a 12 month internship in banner conservation was created at the People’s History Museum.  Having recently completed a two year postgraduate course in Textile Conservation at the University of Glasgow, the internship […]