Monthly Archives: December 2011

2nd cabinets display

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Friday, 16 December

On Friday we had a good chat with Reuben who told us a story about a cigarette pack that fell out of the chimney in his house when he first moved in. John brought a Conversation menu along and we … Continue reading

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Chloe’s museum

On Friday morning I visited Chloe, a local artist whose home is like a cabinet of curiosities – the most magic space. Chloe’s collection consists of mini objects that she collected over time but also her own creations. She applies … Continue reading

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2nd session with Crampton school

This time the workshop took place at the school. Since our last session, the children worked really hard towards their final jam jar museum; they planned in their sketchbook and each put together an envelope of objects to be put … Continue reading

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Stephen Humphrey visits us at the museum

It was a great privilege to see this special object that was passed down the generations in Stephen’s family and to hear a bit of historical background on some of the objects in the Cuming collection.

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Workshop at ATD Fourth World

We really enjoyed out visit to ATD on Thursday afternoon, where we went with some objects from the Cuming collection. We heard wonderful stories and had some great conversations – it felt very good to be in such a warm … Continue reading

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Shane talking about the object he brought along

How does this object represent ‘home‘? Shane’s woven baskets are going to be on display in our glass cabinets at the Cuming from 8 Dec onwards.

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