Get a glimpse behind the scenes of the museum, see hidden treasures from our amazing collection and hear the inside story from our curators, archivists and special guests.
In this post, our Head Curator Geoff Belknap looks at how we approach the challenge of collecting photography, and how we make decisions about what to collect (and what not to collect).
28 June marks the anniversary of the Stonewall riots. Alice reflects on the beginnings of Pride and how Bradford groups tackled the challenges of lockdown to stage a virtual celebration this year.
With Widescreen Weekend over for another year, Laura goes behind the scenes with the festival team to find out how it’s all put together.
Last month, the festivals team went to London indie gaming event EGX Rezzed. Here are a few things that got us excited about the world of independent games development.
In a second blog post about how we care for our collection, conservator Vanessa Torres looks at how photographs are prepared for travel across the world.
As we launch our new exhibition Above the Noise, Nima Poovaya-Smith takes a look at the ideas behind two very special commissions.
What’s it like to volunteer at the National Science and Media Museum? Our volunteer Suzi Mirgani has created a video to tell you all about it…
As a way of saying ‘thank you’ for helping fund objects, exhibitions and galleries, we’re offering a special treat for National Lottery ticket holders this December.
Go behind the scenes and find out how we care for our collection. Here, conservator Vanessa Torres explains how the Ellis collection of daguerreotypes was re-housed.
Next year we will open an exhibition exploring how different communities in Bradford have recorded their histories, created cultural networks and made political and social change.
This October, we’ll host three special exhibits from Sheffield Doc/Fest’s Alternate Realities programme. The museum team visited the festival to explore what it’s all about—Creative Producer Alice Parsons tells us more.
Not only have our Collection Care Volunteers been improving the care of our objects and archives—they’ve also had an opportunity to inspect some of the museum’s most fascinating collections.