Discover stories behind the latest exhibitions, fascinating explorations into maritime science and archaeology, and the surprising details of what happens inside (and outside) a modern working museum.
15 Feb 2014
Who ever said propaganda was only useful for a war effort? It’s even better put to work on the “home front!”Read more
20 Dec 2013
We may have gone a little bit nuts on all things Vikings and all things Christmas here but we are hoping you are as a much a fan of craft that’s equal parts beautiful and edible as we are.Read more
24 Oct 2013
The warm, almost suffocated air inside the velvety fabric tent. Like hiding under the covers. The image- all upside down, back to front and obscured, unfocused in a gridded glass plate. It is a concept of the life in front of the lens.
14 Oct 2013
Raiders, traders and crafty-art-makers, this month our craft spot is inspired by the exhibition Vikings- Beyond the legend. Get ready for some sudsy, sloppy, slimy fun as we give a nod to Viking age textiles with this whimsical wet-felted rug!Read more