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19 Mar 2021

Digitising Birmingham Museums Trust's works on paper

Hello, my name is Ayesha, and I am Collections Digitisation Assistant on the NPO Rapid Digitisation Project.
16 Mar 2021

STEM Careers in Museums

Museums can be really fun and interesting places to work, educating people about the past and stimulating their interest in what might happen in the future.
15 Mar 2021

Volunteering During Lockdown

My name is Rachel, and I have been volunteering with Birmingham Museum Trust for three years.
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8 Mar 2021

Volunteer Views: The Nine Worthies

The frieze in the Great Dining Room at Aston Hall has always captured my interest.
1 Mar 2021

Volunteer Views: Dragonflies

Hi everyone, back in August and September last year I shared a little bit about my experiences of exploring nature and photographing butterflies and birds in My Big Brum BioBlitz  and My Big Brum BioBlitz Take Two  blog posts.
15 Feb 2021

Volunteer Views: St Andrew Praying before his Martyrdom

I was so very excited to return to Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) as a visitor when it reopened in October for a month, the visit confirmed for me that my favourite space is most definitely still the 17th Art Gallery.
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11 Feb 2021

What you can do this February Half Term

While our museums and heritage sites remain close during the national lockdown, we have bought our museum activities to your home this February half term.
3 Feb 2021

Coming Home: Self Portraits at Home

Despite our museums being locked up tight for Lockdown 3 we were determined to deliver a planned project with our National Portrait Gallery loan, a portrait of girls’ education activist Malala Yousafzai by Iranian-born artist and filmmaker Shirin Neshat .
17 Dec 2020

Going Virtual: Taking our Schools Sessions Online

We have had a great term setting up our virtual streaming service to schools as we all find a way to adjust in this very strange year.
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23 Nov 2020

Sarah Maple: The Past is Now

A small but significant memory from my teen years is a conversation I had with my Mother about her citizenship.