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May is Museums Month
We invite you to 'meet'The theme of Museums Month 2001 is to meet the curators and other staff of museums and their collections. Throughout May, there will be weekday talks/tours at the Royal Naval Museum and weekend activities at the Mary Rose.
the Royal Naval Museum and the Mary Rose
Royal Naval Museum
A series of FREE lunchtime talks and tours covering the Museum's many activities. All talks and tours start at 12.30 pm and finish at 1.15 pm. Please meet at the entrance to the Museum's Nelson and Sailing Navy Galleries within Storehouse No 11 (close to HMS Victory)
Weekend activities bringing alive life onboard a Tudor warship. Museum tickets required.
WEEK 1 at The Royal Naval Museum
Tuesday 1st May : Fundraising at the RNM - a beginner's guide
Julian Thomas, Development Manager
Wednesday 2nd May : Not just for kids - handling for adults
Lisa Vernon, Education Officer
Thursday 3rd May : The Visual Art Collection
Josephine Birtwhistle, Curator of Art
Friday 4th May : A day in the life of a Keeper
Chris Howard Bailey, Keeper of Collections
Saturday 5th - Monday 7th May : Meet the Curator, Conservator or Diver at the Mary Rose
The experts will be on hand at the Mary Rose Museum to answer your questions and you may meet one of the team who dived on the wreck.
WEEK 2 at the Royal Naval Museum
Tuesday 8th May : The RNM Badge Collection
Richard Noyce, Curator of Artefacts and Graham Muir, Volunteer
Wednesday 9th May : A day in the life of a Director
Campbell McMurray, Director
Thursday 10th May : Access in practice - special needs access at the RNM
Lesley Thomas, Head of Access
Friday 11th May : E-commerce at the RNM Trading Company
Chris Arkell, General Manager, RNMTC
Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th May : Meet the Arrowsmith and the Archer at the Mary Rose
Meet a Tudor Archer in the Mary Rose Museum and watch the Arrowsmith work at his forge.
Saturday 19th - Sunday 20th May : Firepower! Meet the Gunner and the Archer at the Mary Rose
Talk to them both at the Mary Rose Museum and decide for yourself who was the more effective soldier at sea.
WEEK 3 at the Royal Naval Museum
Tuesday 22nd May : What did Nelson look like? - Research at the RNM
Colin White, Deputy Director
Wednesday 23rd May : Hidden Treasures of the RNM
Trevor Carpenter, Visitor Services Manager
Thursday 24th May : The Photographic Collection
Stephen Courtney, Curator of Photographs
Friday 25th May : The Oral History Collection
Val Billing, Curator of Oral History
Saturday 26th - Monday 28th May
Meet the Tudor Doctor of Physic at the Mary Rose
Discover how strange his remedies and treatments seem today during your visit to the Mary Rose Museum.
AND DON'T MISS THESE FUTURE ACTIVITIES
Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd June : Meet the Crew of the Mary Rose
During an exciting weekend of living history in the Mary Rose Museum, re-enactors give a fascinating glimpse of life on board.
Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th June : Wargaming at the Royal Naval Museum
Come and see a major naval engagement re-enacted in miniature.
For further information, please contact
The Royal Naval Museum - telephone: Trevor Carpenter on 023-92-727567
or E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
The Mary Rose Trust - telephone: 023-9275-0521 (or visit The Mary Rose Trust Web Site)
Created on the 20 April 2001