Entries by Sara Merritt

Animal magic as museum’s eco exhibition scoops top award

4 October 2019 An environmentally-friendly exhibition at Leeds City Museum has won a prestigious national award, using sustainable materials to explore the wonders of the natural world. Beavers to Weavers: The Wonderful World of Animal Makers won the Museums Change Lives (MCL) award in the category of environmental sustainability at a ceremony held in Brighton […]

Museum’s spectacular whale display will be poetry in ocean

9 Aug 2019 Poets are being challenged to make a splash with a new verse inspired by the tragic tale of a whale which will go on display in Leeds later this year. Curators are calling on imaginative wordsmiths to capture the story of Leeds Museums and Galleries’ Victorian long-finned pilot whale and help inspire […]