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The Manchester Museum's ebulletin for adults

29 Jun 2009

What's on in July

Welcome to The Manchester Museum's ebulletin for adults. Artist Ansuman Biswas will be taking up his residency as a hermit this Saturday (27 June). He will be communicating through an online blog and twitter.

Throughout July, why not join The Manchester Museum's Curator of Anthropods on a fascinating journey through the world of Siberian nature. Join the Museum's natural science curators in a debate on issues of loss and extinction.

If you know anyone who is interested in receiving our enewsletters, they can now sign up through our website:

We hope to see you soon!
Ros Helliwell, The Manchester Museum
 
The Manchester Museum is open daily:

  • Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
  • Sunday, Monday and Bank Holidays: 11am-4pm

The Manchester Hermit moves into the tower this Saturday!

Artist Ansuman Biswas will be taking up residency in the Museum's gothic tower for 40 days and 40 nights this Saturday (27 June). He has recently been working with the Museum's Curators researching the Museum's collection, exploring ideas around memory and extinction.

He will be opening up a wider debate about why museums collect and preserve objects, whilst allowing species and cultures to become forgotten and extinct. He will be communicating through:

Hermit debate
Monday 20 July, 6-8pm

Join in the debate about loss and extinction with curators from the Museum.
Book on 0161 275 2648, Free


Ideas Cafe: Siberian nature talk
Monday 13 July, 6-8pm

Join Dmitri Logunov, The Manchester Museum's curator of Arthropods on this fascinating journey through the world of Siberian nature.

Book on 0161 275 2648, Free

   

We look forward to seeing you soon

The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL