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Guest blog: Madeleine Bertorelli reflects on bringing a contemporary art exhibition to the four Wessex Museums

Guest blog: Madeleine Bertorelli reflects on bringing a contemporary art exhibition to the four Wessex Museums

When contemporary art exhibition, Alchemy: Artefacts Reimagined, went on display at Wiltshire Museum in June, it was the culmination of a year’s hard work by the artist – and the beginning of an exciting touring programme for Wessex Museums. In this guest blog, Madeleine Bertorelli, Creative Programmes Producer for Wessex Museums, explains more about the … Continue reading

Guest blog: Wiltshire artists reflect on the outcome of the bursaries inspired by their individual relationships with the local heritage landscape

Guest blog: Wiltshire artists reflect on the outcome of the bursaries inspired by their individual relationships with the local heritage landscape

The Frames of Reference bursaries was a project funded by Bloor Homes as part of the public art commissioning programme for the King’s Gate development in Amesbury. Public Art commissioner Ginkgo Projects worked with Wiltshire Council’s arts service to select 6 local artists, awarding £2,000 each to aid with the creation of new work inspired … Continue reading

Guest blog: Celebrating Volunteer Week 2019, Heather Morris, reflects on being a volunteer and concert manager at Wiltshire Music Centre

Guest blog: Celebrating Volunteer Week 2019, Heather Morris, reflects on being a volunteer and concert manager at Wiltshire Music Centre

  Wiltshire Music Centre was founded over 20 years ago by a group of local people who realised that there was a serious need for top quality performance and rehearsal areas in the area. Since then, the Centre has built a reputation as a professional, 300-seat concert hall presenting over 150 concerts a year, involving … Continue reading

Guest blog: GrowFlowShow – Anya Beaumont and Jo Taylor present new works for exhibition inspired by the architectural story of Corsham.

Guest blog: GrowFlowShow – Anya Beaumont and Jo Taylor present new works for exhibition inspired by the architectural story of Corsham.

Katie Ackrill, curator and Visual Arts Coordinator at The Pound, invited us to exhibit together as our respective work has a visual relationship and takes inspiration from architectural ornament. To start the conversation we arranged a series of “drawing dates” at Corsham Court, by kind permission of James Methuen-Campbell. During these sessions we worked in … Continue reading

Guest blog: Erlestoke Unearthed

Guest blog: Erlestoke Unearthed

“Miss, why are you here? Why are you bothering with us?” Half way through our project and one participant can’t get his head around the fact that a couple of historians, a theatre maker and a facilitator chose to come into a prison to work with a group of men on an archaeology and identity … Continue reading