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A closer look at Empire Through the Lens by Bristol Museums Youth Panel

by Katie Moseley, supporting member of Bristol Museums Youth Panel The current Empire Through the Lens exhibition at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery is not only a fascinating one, but a very important one. Probably my favourite exhibition at the mus…

Could you be on our next Youth Panel?

The application form for new members of our Youth Panel is now live! Applications close at midnight on Sunday 1 October. Some questions you may be asking are: What is Bristol Museums Youth Panel? We’re a group of people aged between 15-21 who are …

Youth Panel host event for under 25’s at M Shed

by Claire Simmons, engagement officer for young people Wednesday 21 June was a hot day for M Shed – and not just because of the weather! The Youth Panel opened the doors to under 25’s for their evening event M Shed Unlocked. Despite the incredible hea…

What the Youth Panel have been up to…

The Bristol Museums Youth Panel met for the first time this month. Here’s what they’ve been up to… Youth Panel introductory meeting by Sam Napthine On Wednesday 1 March the first ever Bristol Museums Youth Panel met for an …

A year for youth at Bristol Museums

Claire Simmons, Engagement Officer for Young People It is now exactly a year since I started my post developing a programme for young people aged 16-24 and it’s been a very exciting one! Here are a few of my highlights from the last year. Present Br…

25 Below: Building creativity

by Cal Russell-Thompson 25 Below has just finished its second exciting week, the results of which have poured into the exhibition space. Over the last fortnight, our free events and activities have inspired 14-25 year olds to create stunning zines, s…

25 Below: a ‘pop-up’ space curated by young people

by Cal Russell-Thompson Our exhibition space is in the middle of a young people’s takeover! 25 Below is taking place throughout August, offering a mind-boggling variety of free creative workshops and events for 14-25 year olds – as well as a spa…