Day 13 in Kosovo. Thursday 24th September 2014.

Posted by Alexandra Cantrill

Sadly the end is nigh, and the examination process has begun. Today is ‘test day’ and there was a nervous silence at breakfast. We know however, that they are going to do us proud as the amount of effort put in so far has been fantastic! On arrival at the Museum the participants went straight [...]

Day 12 in Kosovo. Wednesday 24th September 2014.

Posted by Alexandra Cantrill

The morning after a great evening celebrating one of the student’s birthday, and it was good to start with a short lecture on Museum Collections and Public Inclusion by Alisa Gojani from Museum of Kosovo and then get stuck into a workshop. The exercise considered the different roles of departments in museums when setting up [...]

Day 11 in Kosovo. Tuesday 23rd September 2014.

Posted by Alexandra Cantrill

Tuesday morning and its time for the cleaning session to begin. Although they have had a chance to handle real Museum objects in earlier sessions, this was the participant’s first opportunity to actually get to clean some but they were definitely ready and raring to go. Working with the Museum, we have chosen some traditional [...]

Day 10 in Kosovo. Monday 22nd September 2014.

Posted by Alexandra Cantrill

Our excursion day! An exciting chance for us all to experience a bit more of Kosovo including our Mitrovican students, many of whom have not visited the sites before. We set off eagerly (or possibly more in a zombie sleep state) at 8am on a two hour journey through strikingly beautiful mountainous scenery to arrive [...]

Day 9 in Kosovo. Sunday 21st September 2014.

Posted by Alexandra Cantrill

A week in, and we’re still going strong! Today we began with another interesting talk from Diana Walters about Universal Access, yet again getting the students to really consider work in museums from a different perspective. Following on from this was CHwB’s very own David Perrin giving a really fascinating presentation on Marketing and Branding [...]