Guildford Museum Blog

Whether you are a museum geek, historian, local explorer or just browsing the web - read our monthly blog and discover more about all things museum related. We'll be telling you all about what we get up to; from work behind the scenes to setting up exhibitions, meeting interesting people, highlighting amazing objects and keeping you up to date with our projects.

Do you really know what you found?
Thursday 27 September 2018

A sneak peek in to Simons Maslin's role as the new Surrey Finds Liaison Officer.

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Our History Our Identity project builds up speed
Wednesday 15 August 2018

We wanted to tell you about the first couple of weeks of our exciting new project...

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In conversation with our Lead Councillor for Skills, Arts and Tourism - Cllr Nikki Nelson-Smith
Wednesday 1 August 2018

Cllr Nikki Nelson-Smith talks more about art, science and collecting! Read more about Nikki's interests and passion for innovative industries and have a glimpse in to her creative mind.

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Behind the scenes: In our collection store with Catriona Wilson, Collections Manager
Monday 2 July 2018

Our collections team spends several days every week in the stores working alongside a trusty band of volunteers to carry out a full-scale inventory of the collection. This project has been running for a few years now, beginning with the archaeology collection (our largest collection) and moving onto Local History in 2016.

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Celebrating Volunteers' Week
Monday 4 June 2018

Guildford Museum is celebrating our volunteers from Friday 1 to Thursday 7 June 2018.

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Keeping track of everything!
Monday 3 September 2018

Find out how it all works from our curatorial assistant...

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Can you help us identify this man? John Russell's pastel of 'The Village Doctor'
Thursday 1 November 2018

Our Museum's Collections Team and art historian Neil Jeffares check up on an intriguing portrait from the Borough Collection.

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Exquisite embroidery - delving into Guildford Museum's needlework collection
Friday 7 December 2018

Now that our needlework inventory is all sewn up, thanks to the help of the collections team and volunteers, we thought we would let you know about some of the beautiful lace and embroidery treasures in this collection.

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