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Tag: Museums

Lockdown ArtLab

Children from primary and secondary schools in Reading have been getting creative during lockdown, thanks to a cutting-edge art and technology project run by the University of Reading. ArtLab, which is run by staff and...

Exploring The Past

Looking for something to do during lockdown? Explore the University’s rare and fascinating collections from home via a new online portal. Anyone at home during lockdown can now explore ancient pottery and medieval...

Motivating Millions

From live DJ sets to video gaming challenges, CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading community is helping to motivate millions during lockdown. It’s not easy staying motivated during a lockdown, but here at...

Creative Collaborations

Reading School of Art collaborated with local artistic partners and Reading Borough Council to launch Reading International, a visual arts organisation aimed at engaging the local community in contemporary art. Led by...

Art That Makes Life Worth Living

Science is important. But art is vital.  We are lucky at Reading to have such a wonderful mix of students and academics that cover both sciences and arts. We often talk about our world-class agricultural, environmental...

Tapping into the Senses

Associate Professor, Dr Kate Allen, tells CONNECTED about a pioneering research project and start-up enterprise aimed at making museums more inclusive for people with learning disabilities. In today’s society, it is...

Creative Communities

Reading’s School of Art Associate Professor, Tina O’Connell, sets up widening participation initiative, ArtLab, to engage students, staff and the local community in what it means to be creative.  The initiative...