A Trainee’s Experience on the Art UK Sculpture Project

Art UK’s project of photographing sculptures in art galleries nationwide recently involved objects in Royal Pavilion & Museums’ collections. The aim of Art UK‘s project is to photograph sculptures in public collections across the country to collate into one database. … Continued

What’s in the Box? Curious Mutton Bone Toys

Edward Lovett collection rediscovered behind-the-scenes at Royal Pavilion & Museums Our newest objects entered into our “What’s in the Box?” display at Hove Museum come from Collections Assistant Joy Whittam. When cataloguing the toy collection in the museum stores Joy came across a dusty box which contained some intriguing figures. The figures appeared to be … Continued

Introducing Queer the Pier

For almost two years now, the Brighton Museum has housed the UK’s largest collection representing trans lives; The Museum of Transology. The exhibition currently displays diverse artefacts, including everything from prosthetics to train tickets, donated by Brighton’s vibrant trans community. … Continued

What’s in the Box?

Peek behind the scenes and see what we have found in our stores! Behind the scenes in our museums, our Curatorial & Conservation teams constantly work to catalogue, conserve and research the collections. Along the way, the team discover new stories about artefacts that they don’t always get a chance to tell. Our … Continued

Pavilion Review 2007

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review 2007. View and download the February 2007 issue View and download the July 2007 issue February 2007 Angelica Kauffman’s Portrait of a Woman; oriental or occasional otherness? Examining the evidence for the … Continued

Pavilion Review 2005

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review in 2005. View and download the July 2005 issue July 2005 Muck and Magic A look at the history of the Pavilion Gardens, including accounts recording the cost of the design and … Continued

Pavilion Review 2004

Index to articles published in the Pavilion Review in 2004. View and download the July 2004 issue View and download the December 2004 issue July 2004 ‘My old enemy…the gout!’ The stories of George IV’s health problems and illnesses including … Continued