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What is TikTok, how historically significant is the popular app, and—most importantly—should museums be collecting TikToks? Emily Coulthard investigates.
It’s no joke—1 April is the anniversary of the BBC’s Radiophonic Workshop, so we’re looking into its early history through some of the objects in the BBC Heritage Collection. Get ready for a (swannee) whistle-stop tour…
We’re all familiar with the idea of film directors making cameos in their work. But this practice began earlier than you might think—with some of the very first pioneers of cinema.
The extension of our exhibition about Robert Paul allowed us to investigate an interesting object rediscovered in the museum’s collection.
STEM Ambassador Engagement Officer Laura Slevin shares some thoughts on neuro and physical diversity and the progress our
STEM Ambassador Hub has made towards becoming more inclusive.
It’s been almost a year of ‘what shall we watch’ so this week, we’ve got you covered. In this post, Alice recommends some must-watch TV shows with LGBTQ+ characters or storylines.
For International Women’s Day, we invited you to get creative and produce a portrait or image of a woman who has inspired you.
Rediscover our favourite moments from past Let’s Play! family gaming weekends, plus tips and resources to spark creative energy at home.
Did you know lots of well-known videogames originate from the North of England? Read on for an exploration of our fantastic local games industry.
Take a trip back in time with our collection and discover some vintage Christmas advertisements for Kodak cameras.
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).
Photographer Jude Palmer discusses the stories behind the images in our new
online exhibition, which capture engineers’ responses to Covid-19.
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