Teaching with Collections

We are publishing details of the many options available for University of Reading staff who wish to teach with collections. There is a new guide here. Options include: – Using pre-recorded and ready-digitised material; – Creating or enhancing digital resources; – Running live sessions (both face-to-face and online). From mid-August, we will be offering staff […]

From Sea Creatures to Slogans: Game-playing with Bob and Roberta Smith RA

Written by Dr Naomi Lebens, Curator of the University of Reading’s Art Collection. Originally posted on Reading Museum‘s blog on 8th June 2020. ANIMAL: World Art Journeys is not an exhibition in which you would naturally expect to find paintings by the artist and Royal Academician Bob and Roberta Smith (b.1963), and especially not paintings of sea […]

Digital Access to Art Collections

Today, we are publishing our plans to increase digital access to our collections. There is a new digital access guide here.  During the lockdown, we have continued to make available content that has already been digitised, launching new websites and schools resources.  From 13 July, we will be re-starting copying services for The Museum of English Rural Life, Special […]