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University of Leeds Centre for Heritage Research, in collaboration with Leeds City Museum Discovery Centre:-

PUBLIC SEMINAR: "Hidden Treasures or the Same Old Favourites? The Discovery Centre open access store and a new museum for Leeds"

Venue: Leeds City Museum Discovery Centre, Carlisle Road, Leeds, LS10 1LB.

Tel: (0113) 214 1548

Thursday 20th March 4-6pm (with optional tour of collections 3-4pm)

Speaker themes and names:

  • Gabrielle Hamilton (Curator of Community History)
  • "Open Doors & Open Access: Outreach and the community at the Discovery Centre."
  • Antonia Lovelace (Curator of Anthropology)
  • "New Costume for an Old Ceremony?: The pragmatics and polemics of display at the new museum."
  • Claire Stringer (Curator of Natural Sciences)
  • "A Moving Story: the challenges of moving and housing an old collection in new stores."
  • Mark Steadman (University of Leeds Collaborative PhD Student)
  • "Investing in the Collection: collaborative approaches to collection based research."



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