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Our Journey into the Uncharted – The Museum Stores

In March 2015 Against Captain’s Orders opened to the public. A groundbreaking collaboration between the National Maritime Museum (NMM) and immersive theatre makers Punchdrunk Enrichment (PD), Against Captain’s Orders invites younger museum visitors on an adventure that will challenge their understanding of history. Now in a series of blogs the…

Our Journey into the Uncharted – The Fiction

In March 2015 Against Captain’s Orders opened to the public. A groundbreaking collaboration between the National Maritime Museum and immersive theatre makers Punchdrunk Enrichment, Against Captain’s Orders invites younger museum visitors on an adventure that will challenge their understanding of history. Now in a series of blogs the NMM and…

My migration story: RE·THINK Migration

Today’s guest blog is written by Karen McCarthy Woolf, the Poet in Residence for RE·THINK Migration. She talks about her residency but also her families own migration  story – and how our archives could help trace their journey.  Since I started my residency in the Re:Think space I’ve been thinking about my…

Last chance to see… the Queen’s House

As we gear up for the refurbishment and redisplay of the Queen’s House for its 400th anniversary in 2016, we have just a few days to go before the house closes for 50 weeks. Here are the top 5 things you mustn’t miss if you are coming to Greenwich this…

Ways of Seeing – Conference Response

Today’s guest post is by Damian Smith of RMIT University in Melbourne. He summarises and responds to  the fascinating series of papers at our ‘Ways of Seeing‘ conference. It was linked to our contemporary art exhibition Unseen: The Lives of Looking by Dryden Goodwin. The 2015 Ways of Seeing Conference, held on…