This blog is about museum things that have caught our attention from events and exhibitions to new discoveries in the collections.
Arthur's Celluloid Dream
Posted on: 27th October 2014 By: Adam Ditchburn
‘Arthur’s Celluloid Dream’ Blog by Sam Mackenzie (YOUth in Residence 2013 - 2014) When I was approached about making a piece of art for St Albans Museums, I decided I wanted to make something with a focus on a person or event significant to...
Walking Around St Albans
Posted on: 27th September 2014 By: Sue Davies
This morning eight members of the museum team (and one dog) walked 12 miles around St Albans. It was a sponsored walk to raise money for the new museum and gallery that is being planned for the town hall. We needed a...
Eleanor Anne Ormerod's Grave
Posted on: 21st September 2014 By: Sue Davies
Eleanor Anne Ormerod (1828-1901) was a self-taught expert on insects. She spent the final 14 years of her life in St Albans and is buried in the Hatfield Road Cemetery.From the late 1870s she published the results of her research in a series of...