The Museum at Work
Come and take a look at some of the stories our collections tell.
At the core of Amgueddfa Cymru is its collections. Researching these collections strengthens our contribution to a world-wide appreciation of Wales, and of the heritage and culture of the Welsh people. Keeping and caring for these collections enable us to continue as a living museum, and as the definitive treasury for Wales of objects from the past and present.
Take a look at some of the stories that our collections tell...
A month is a long time...
June 18 - Meeting with National Library of Wales. Discussed collecting websites, TV programmes and records, amongst other things (ephemera, how to record Youtube etc) Very interesting, and a big thanks to all at the Library for the welcome.
June 19 and 20 - Digital Storytelling workshop with the BBC. A technique which is very useful to record contemporary life. Visit website at www.bbc.co.uk/wales/capturewales/
June 21 - Digital Storytelling Conference missed due to illness
June 23 - Family wedding
June 24 to July 1 - Holiday in Caernarfon
July 6 and 7 - Oral History conference in London. Again, a technique which is very useful to record contemporary life.
July 12 (tomorrow) - Meeting with Johnstown History Group to discuss curating for the Community Dresser.
If anybody is interested in learning more about these things, then please contact me. In the original Blog, I managed to mention, Glyn Wise off Big Brother, setting up a virtual museum in Second Life, a Welsh name for Facebook and numerous other fascinating things. But there we go, such is the ficklelessness of the ether.