Bringing the Museum into Your Home with Cynon Valley at Home

Cynon Valley Museum is bringing history and art to your home! Join us over the next 8 weeks as we talk about local history, art and much more! Each week we will be joined by a guest speaker. They will be talking about a different subject related to the museum and the Cynon Valley.

With the Cynon Valley Museum currently closed to the public we have been working to make as much as we can accessible online, this has seen the creation of “Exhibition at Home”, “Stories from the Collection” and even a page of digital jigsaw puzzles based on the museum collection! We are delighted to now introduced Cynon Valley at Home. For 8 weeks we will be inviting guests on to chat with us live. They will be discussing local history, art and much more. These will be shared lived on the digital platform zoom and a recording will be made of each episode so if you can watch it when it suits you.

The first show is scheduled for 3pm on the 10th July and will be at 3pm every Friday for next 8 weeks. Each show will be between 30 and 60 minutes long. There will be the opportunity to ask questions to the speakers about their chosen topic. We can’t wait to announce who we have lined up, look out for future announcements on Twitter, Facebook, and on the Latest News page.

 

Episode One: The Museum with Charlotte Morgan

 

This week we are joined by Charlotte Morgan, Museum Manager at Cynon Valley Museum. Charlotte has been manager at the museum from its reopening in 2016 to the present day. Over that time the museum has expanded its opening hours to 5 days a week. The museum has over this time also extending opening hours. As manager Charlotte has played crucial roles in sharing the history of the Cynon Valley. She has helped create exhibitions on. the World-Famous cycling Linton Brothers, WWI and the 150th Birthday of Aberdare Park.

Join us at 3pm on Friday 10th July for an in conversation with Charlotte about her work and the museum itself.

Please note there are limited spaces available for the event, to book your place please email admin@cynonvalleymuseum.wales.

This has been funded by Interlink RCT through the Comic Relief Small Grant Scheme

 

 

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