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The Map of the Moon display

The Map of the Moon display in the Compass Lounge is being extended until December which is great news and gives me the chance to write about the experience of putting the display together and meeting Wilkins’ daughter and granddaughter. Not long after starting at the Museum in January I…

Selecting images for the Curate the Compass Lounge project

Our Curate the Commons project is moving on apace. Over the past month our participating Flickr users have been “favouriting” and tagging their chosen images. With varied backgrounds and interests everyone has approached this selection process from a different point of view. The next (and potentially trickier) stage will be…

Our public co-curation project with Flickr Commons begins

The Museum is embarking on its second co-curated exhibition since the July 2011 opening of the new Sammy Ofer Wing and the Compass Lounge – a dedicated space for participatory displays developed by the Museum and the public together. The Compass Lounge is a place to make new connections with…

Help us curate the Compass Lounge at the Museum using Flickr Commons

Flickr Commons Project at the National Maritime Museum 14 April and 12 – 13 May 2012 http://www.flickr.com/commons http://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalmaritimemuseum/ Love Flickr? We’re looking for active Flickr members to take part in an exciting co-curation project to choose photos from the Museum’s collection that you’d like to see on display. We’re keen…