Conservation and Collections Care Manager Rachel Rimmer takes us through the not inconsiderable task of decanting all collection objects from the Air and Space Hall.
This year is set to be an exciting one here at the Science and Industry Museum. We’ve got a jam-packed schedule of major new exhibitions, festivals, updates to the galleries and activities to enjoy.
In this post, we explore how researchers in Manchester, past and present, have led the way in the cancer revolution.
Senior Curator Katie Belshaw explains more about Global Threads, a collaboration between the museum and UCL exploring Manchester’s global cotton connections.
In celebration of the Use Hearing Protection exhibition, writer, broadcaster and music journalist Jon Savage uncovers the foundations of Factory Records.
Historic Working Machinery Operating Technician Pippi Carty-Hornsby explains more about sustainable textiles, the current topic in our Textiles Gallery Conversation Space.
Is ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ a new idea? Associate Curator Abi Wilson delves into the history of sustainability in the textiles industry.