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Learning – Autumn 2015

  • Time Detectives!
  • Celebrate Black History Month
  • New Learning Print
  • Show Me the Money Learning Resources
  • New WEA course @ PHM
  • Visit Central Library & Archives+
Living History performance - Woody the Time Travelling Shopper

Time Detectives!

Looking for a fun and alternative way to learn about the past through objects?  Key Stage 1 groups can become time detectives and explore Manchester’s history on a City Centre Trail or Drawing on Manchester session, delve into our banner collection and create their own in a Build a Banner session, or find out about shopping in the past with Woody the Time Travelling Shopper!
  Living History performance - No Bed of Roses

Celebrate Black History Month

Bring your group to see one of our migration stories this October to celebrate Black History Month.  In Moving Stories – Migration & Identity, meet Anita Sharma in Manchester in the 1960s as she explores her identity.  In No Bed of Roses – From the Caribbean to Manchester meet Gabrielle and help with her life changing decision to move to England.
New PHM Learning Print

New Learning Print

Look out for our new Learning print coming in the post soon.  We’ve something for everyone, from storytelling sessions for little ones, to Living History performances, City Centre Trails and pARTicipate workshops for school and community groups.  All sessions can be tailored to meet the needs of your group.  Details of our full programme can be found on the Learning pages of our website.
  Credit Crunch Lexicon © Simon Roberts

Show Me the Money – Learning Resources

Organising a self-guided visit to the museum?  Use our new Learning resources to explore our changing exhibition Show Me the Money.  Discover how the financial world has been imagined in art, illustration, photography and other visual media.  We have free self-led resources for primary, secondary and community groups.  You can also book a Show Me the Money themed workshop for your group.
Hogarth's South Sea Bubble, Courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum

WEA course: Show Me the Money – Political Economy from 1700 to present

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) are running a five week course at PHM that explores the history, economics and politics that underpin the museum’s changing exhibition Show Me the Money and how art has shaped the way we 'imagine' finance.  Suitable for adults aged 19 and over.  The course starts Friday 25 September, booking required through WEA.
  Class visits at Manchester Central Library

Manchester Central Library & Archives+

Why not take your class to visit our friends at Manchester Central Library and Archives+?  Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3 groups can book tours or themed workshops exploring topics such as the Industrial Revolution.  Free resources will soon be available to download from the Archives+ website.  Follow the link below for further details about how to make a booking for your group.