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June 23, 2010
June 23, 2010

Adoption programme sell-out

June 19, 2010

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The shop of general interest has now ‘sold’-out of treasures to adopt from the Rossendale Museum. Thanks to all who took part, we hope you enjoy your evening at the museum! Advertisements

Adoption programme gets underway

June 16, 2010

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WANTED! Stories from the attic/loft

May 27, 2010

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If you live in Rawtenstall and have an attic (or loft) we would love to meet you! We are looking for anybody who can talk about, or show us, the treasures that they have stored in their attic. These discussions will become part of a new artwork entitled Hidden Treasures, a research project documenting contemporary […]

12.06-19.06 A shop of general interest

May 26, 2010

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On Saturday the 12th of June we temporarily inhabited an empty shop at 40a Bank Street in Rawtenstall. The former underwear shop was reopened as ‘a shop of general interest’, inviting visitors to adopt an exhibit from the hidden collections at the Rossendale Museum, or talk to us about the artifacts and treasures that they […]

The Rossendale Museum adoption programme

May 26, 2010

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Visitors to the 'shop of general interest' are offered the chance to adopt an exhibit from the hidden collection at the museum. They will not be told what this item will be, receiving only the code reference or an image of the exhibit in its packed/boxed/covered state. They will then come and be introduced to their new partner-exhibit at the museum, a personal treasure that is only seen by the privileged few.