Submitted by Irene Brown on Tue, 07/18/2017 - 16:26
The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art & Natural History, is perhaps better known as the home of the Last Tuesday Society. I was keen to see the collection as several friends had mentioned it, knowing my own penchant for collecting ephemera, and I’d had a quick look at the book Vikt
Submitted by Irene Brown on Tue, 07/18/2017 - 14:01
I visited the new Design Museum in London last week – what a huge disappointment. The architecture of the building is quite impressive, particularly on the inside, resembling the concrete vaulting of a Modernist church. The big, wooden clad entrance is cool and attractive and there are large ga
Submitted by Irene Brown on Thu, 03/17/2016 - 15:19
As part of my research for the Meeting Point project where I will be making work for the Thackray Medical Museum in Leeds I visited The Workhouse at Southwell, now a National Trust property. Conservation Officer, Fiona Lewin, treated me to an incredible personal tour of the museum and archives.
Submitted by Irene Brown on Sat, 01/09/2016 - 11:54
The Thackray is a huge, eclectic, idiosyncratic museum with bags of personality from the impressive entrance hallway with its rich decoration to the immersive historical tableaus and scientific displays. You can get happily lost in here for hours. I’m slightly embarrassed to say that I did not
Submitted by Irene Brown on Sun, 08/02/2015 - 15:24
As part of my residency at Gallery FOE 156 in Munich this July I arranged to meet Mr.
Submitted by Irene Brown on Thu, 07/09/2015 - 18:11
I’m here in Munich on a three-week artist in residence 8-28th July 2015 and my fist stop is the German Hunting and Fishing Museum.
Submitted by Irene Brown on Wed, 06/10/2015 - 09:15
I first visited the Museum of Pharmacy Jagiellonian University Collegium Medicum in Krakow in January 2014. Thinking it was going to be a small museum I only gave myself an hour in between meetings and it was only just enough time. When we first entered we were directed, via a wonderful alchemi
Submitted by Irene Brown on Sun, 05/17/2015 - 14:31
At the end of the tour of the Museum of Anatomy in the Faculty of Medicine in Montpellier we were taken to a separate room to see a new exhibition recently relocated from the Faculty of Medicine in Paris.
Submitted by Irene Brown on Sun, 05/17/2015 - 14:23
I have recently returned from a whistle stop tour of the museums and collections held by the University of Montpelier with a view to developing an exhibition in the Faculty of Medicine in 2016, responding to their incredible collection.
Submitted by Irene Brown on Fri, 12/05/2014 - 22:09
A wonderful hidden gem is the Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret at the top of the church tower of St.