Sustainable Superheroes Schools Project

Sustainable Superheroes Schools Project. What do museums and sustainability have to do with each other? Over the past three months I have been showing the children of Cambridge exactly that. Sustainability is a surprisingly complex term and if you ask most 8 year olds, they would probably tell you it had something to do with…

Re-incarnated Rubbish: Creative Recycling at the Shire Hall Gallery

This retrospective exhibition encompasses the whole spectrum of artist Val Hunt’s creative recycling! A diverse selection of ‘rubbish’ is incorporated in this exhibition but especially Val’s favourite material, drinks can metal. There will be a large selection of work on show including, wall sculptures, bags, hats, animal sculptures, wacky jewellery and even a life sized,…

Staffordshire museum team wins sustainability award

2014 has barely begun and already we have news of another sustainability award for a West Midlands museum! Staffordshire County Museum’s Museum Development Team (based at the Shugborough Estate) has achieved a bronze award in the NUS Green Impact scheme. In addition the team was commended with a special ‘Environmental Heroes’ award recognising all the extra work they…

Greener Museum wins sustainability award

Many congratulations to the Shugborough Estate, one of our Greener Museums, who recently won a Silver award for Sustainability in the Enjoy Staffordshire awards! The award has been designed to reward tourism businesses who can illustrate their excellence and commitment to sustainability best practice. It looks at various aspects of sustainability activity including energy management,…