Museum and Heritage sites from the North West will be joining to bring children and their families a day of online activities at their “Museums@Home 2020” event on Sunday 30 August.
The day is open to all and activities will be focussed on questions posed to experts from the Grosvenor Museum in Chester, The Silk Museum in Macclesfield and Nantwich Museum.
Questions should be submitted by Wednesday 12 August.
It will be possible to “Ask an Egyptian”, “Ask a Roman”, “Ask a Victorian”, “Ask a Tudor” or “Ask a soldier from the English Civil War”, or more than one if appropriate.
For example, there may be something people have always wanted to know about Egyptian mummies, a Roman soldier’s armour or what life was like for a Victorian child?
Questions should be submitted by Wednesday 12 August,
Egyptian questions: Natalie at firstname.lastname@example.org,
Roman and Victorian questions to Virginia at: email@example.com
Tudor and Civil War questions to: Kate at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selected questions will be answered through a series of short films at the “Museums@Home 2020” event.
“Museums@Home 2020” is part of a wider initiative including schools and dialogues with teachers are actively being sought to identify requirements. The plan is to provide more online resources including opportunities to “handle objects” and have a look behind the scenes at local museums and heritage sites.
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