- Karen Radenkova receives Best in Show Award for Rhea
Artist Karen Radenkova received the Best in Show Award for her oil painting Rhea (the Hackney Pearl) in the recent Atelier East Summer Exhibition at Wisbech and Fenland Museum.
Karen’s portrait received a whopping 45 out of 369 votes- thats pretty impressive isn’t it!
“I was delighted to hear the news. It spurs me on to keep [...]
- Great Expectations - A Visit from Miriam Margolyes, an Exhibition and a Poem too!
Yesterday was wonderful, the fabulous Miriam Margolyes came to visit Wisbech and Fenland Museum as she had heard they are putting on a fabulous ‘Great Expectations’ exhibition (Opens to the public tomorrow!). She was truly wonderful, she loved the museum and enthused over it, and she was just in awe of the Great Expectations manuscript, [...]
- This is My Life - Photography Exhibition by Young People
This is My Life: Something to be proud of, is an exhibition of photography by young people. The project ran throughout the summer with CYPS March and Chatteris, and we worked with a small group of amazing young people to support them in creating images that they felt represented who they are and where they [...]
- Summer Exhibition ‘Best in Show’ Winner Announced!
And the winner is….
Karen Radenkova, with her beautiful and realistic painting of Rhea, the Hackney Pearl.
It’s officical! It has been the best Summer Exhbiiton ever! The feedback we have had from artists and visitors has been immense, and everyone (accept from one very negative person- who happened to not have his work selected!) has given [...]
- Gathering Stories - Young Curators attend Heritage Event
On Saturday 8th September, the Young Curator’s Forum and other heritage organisations (Shape Your Place, Friends of the March Railway Station among others) held stalls at the Heritage Weekend hosted at March Library by the March Society.
The aim of the stall held by the YCF was to collect memories, stories and photographs from the local [...]
- Our Proud Young Curators with their YOPEY Certificates!
Here they are! Our wonderful group of Young Curators, with their certificates for being shortlisted for the YOPEY awards!
Charlotte Shears, the Young Curator in charge of publicising their project wrote the following statement…
The Young Curator’s Forum (YCF) have been nominated and shortlisted for the Young People of the Year award. Two representative members of the [...]
- Young Curators Shortlisted for YOPEY Award!
That’s right! We’ve just heard that the Young Curators Forum members have been shortlisted for a Young People of the Year Award! We are really proud of them and all of the hard work they have already put in to their Heritage Lottery Funded project. They are determined to create something special about the area [...]
- Atelier East Summer Exhibition: 27 July - 15 September 2012
Atelier East’s 7th Annual Summer Exhibition will run from 27th July -15th September 2012 at Wisbech & Fenland Museum. The exhibition will be launched with a special opening event on Frdiay 27th July from 7-9pm where there will be refreshments, a raffle and live music from Neil Cousin, a locally based indie/folk musician who is gaining global [...]
- Meet the Young Curators at the Fenland Heritage Weekend
The Young Curators Forum will have a stall with The March Society at March Library on Saturday 8th September as part of the Fenland Heritage Open Days weekend.
We are inviting local people to share their memories and photos with them, to form part of a new archive for Fenland and go towards the touring exhibition [...]
- Young Curators attend Wide Skies Celebration in Wisbech
Members of the Young Curators Forum attended the Wide Skies celebration event at Wisbech and Fenland Museum and had the chance to meet and talk to Mayor of Wisbech, Viv McRae.
‘It was really nice to be able to tell the Mayor about all the great things that young people are doing in Wisbech, and how [...]