His visit was a secret to all but a select few staff until he actually arrived. So there were more than a few double-takes and dropped jaws when Gordon Brown walked through the doors of our museum yesterday.
On 19 November 2009, we’ll play host to an intriguing event with the two authors of A Village Lost and Found, a new book dedicated to the stereoscopic imagery of 19th century photographer TR Williams.
MediaFest is a conference that explores the media, inviting speakers from across web, print, radio and TV to discuss an aspect of the industry. This year, the topic is Women in the Media.
Our new shows open on Friday 16 October 2009, and over the last two weeks, Mark has been watching our galleries transform from empty chambers to beautifully laid-out exhibitions…
Young people—everywhere! The Co-operative Young Film-makers Festival has come to the museum, and we’re overrun with people under 19, here to enjoy the packed schedule.
Mark goes behind the scenes as our exhibitions Don McCullin: In England and Animalism are dismantled.
William Henry Fox Talbot’s The Pencil of Nature was a photographic milestone, and we’re taking steps to republish this seminal book.
Around 150 people descended on the museum to talk, teach and learn about all things photography at the sold-out Photocamp event.
If you’ve ever wanted to sneak into our offices and spy on how we plan, develop and build one of our exhibitions, it’s your lucky day…
We’ve been members of Flickr Commons for one year today—here’s a look back at some of our most-loved images.
Last week, Curator of Television Iain Baird was filmed in our galleries for a BBC Breakfast report about the final days of mass television manufacture in the UK.