ImaginativeCoolCrafts

Young people from the Hangleton & Knoll Project’s Young@Art group have used Hove Museum’s Contemporary Craft Collection as inspiration for their creative work which is on display at the Museum currently. The young people visited Hove Museum, talked about the … Continued

Video Archive: Majestic Designs

Curator Alexandra Loske talking about Humphry Repton and his grand designs for the Royal Pavilion. From a Facebook Live video stream 8 March 2018.

Location, Location, Location…

Halfway along George Street in Hove there is an unassuming café called Georgie’s. Maybe you’ve been in there or wandered past as you visit the shops. But did you know that this café features in what could be described as … Continued

The Royal Pavilion: Strolls in exotic gardens

It is worth having a closer look at the glorious Chinese export wallpaper that was painstakingly removed from the Royal Pavilion’s Saloon by experts Allyson and Andrew McDermott last November. The six large panels are a remarkable survival from the … Continued

The Featherstone Kite Flying Machine

One of the exhibits that stood out must to me amongst all the treasures currently on display at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery was ‘The Featherstone Kite Flying Machine’ by Rowland Emett. It’s a piece of machinery that you turn … Continued

DIY ETHICAL TAXIDERMY!

Are you fascinated with taxidermy but always wondered how it was done? Maybe you’ve tried it yourself but the results haven’t been that satisfactory. Well good news for those interested in learning the art – Brighton Museum will be hosting … Continued