Blog Posted on May 13, 2021
by Ray Barnett, Head of Collections and Archives
Last October, we summarised our approach to ‘decolonisation’ and our commitment to facing up to our colonial heritage.
We then looked at the current situation regarding repatriation of museum art…
Blog Posted on December 9, 2020
By Lisa Graves, curator of World Cultures
It’s coming up to a year since I wrote the first blog describing the ‘imminent’ return of a hunter’s coat to Aanischaaukamikw, the Cree Cultural Institute (ACCI), and a lot has happened during that time.
Blog Posted on October 12, 2020
by Finn White, Engagement Officer for Communities
As a museum service, we’ve decided to do something about our colonial heritage. This is the first of an ongoing series of blog posts that will document our attempts to come to terms with this most ch…
Story Posted on November 11, 2019
Many object labels in museums do not tell the full story.
This project seeks to uncover uncomfortable truths behind museum objects – how they were collected, what they represent and the difficult pasts that are hidden behind them.