Dr Helen Alderson: Senior Curator (Archaeology)

Helen A. Alderson (BA, BA hons, MA, PhD) is curator with responsibility for World Archaeology She has conducted archaeological and documentary research in museums and archives in Europe and Oceania, and has also been a part of archaeological field teams working

Petra Birkett: Museum Attendant Day of the Dead at MAA

Friday 25 October: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 26 October: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday 27 October: 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Take part in the Day of the Dead celebrations by helping the Museum and the Mexican Society build an Altar.

Feast! In this life and the next

Feast! In this life and the next

A new exhibition focusing on feasting in the Iron Age

Looms of our Grandmothers, picb’il textiles from Guatemala

16 May – 6 October 2019

A new Spotlight Gallery exhibition focusing on historic and contemporary picb’il textiles from MAA’s collections.

Dr Lucie Carreau: Team Coordinator, Collections Move Project

Lucie Carreau (PhD) is an art historian specialised in Pacific material culture, with a wider and strong interest in the history of collections and historical museum processes. Her role at MAA is to coordinate the move of the collections housed

Asphodel Denning: Visitor Services Assistant/Shop Supervisor

Asphodel has a background in history, with a focus on the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, and experience in visitor services and educational programming within museums.    She is visitor services deputy at MAA, assisting with the management of front of house

Katrina Dring: Collections Assistant (Anthropology)

Katrina Dring (BSc, MA) has a background in Archaeology, Anthropology and Museum Studies.  In her current role, she helps to care for the anthropological collections and provides access for visiting researchers and communities.  She is also assists with MAA’s busy

Museum Shop Sunday November 25 12-4pm

Join us on 25 November for Museum Shop Sunday

More than Music: Collecting Kun Opera

Collecting Kun Opera in the Spotlight Gallery 16 October 2018 – 8 April 2019

Monday 20 August ‘relaxed opening’ 10am-12pm (ticketed event)

Join us for a relaxed morning aimed at children with sensory sensitivities along with their families, siblings & carers on Monday 20 August between 10am – 12pm. We will be opening our museum at this time when we are normally

Pacific Currents New Displays from Oceania in the World Anthropology Gallery

Pacific Currents showcases MAA’s exceptional and wide-ranging Oceanic collections, which originate from throughout the Pacific and date from the late 18thcentury to the present day.

Mark Hazlegrove: Workshop Assistant Melanie Norton Hugow: Administration Assistant

Melanie supports visitors and staff, and facilitates major research and networking projects at the Museum.

Rob Law: Education and Outreach Assistant

Rob Law (BA MA PhD PGCE) has been a practicing artist, prehistoric pottery specialist and primary school teacher. He helps coordinate and deliver educational sessions and events for schools, families and groups in the museum and off-site.

Dr Kat Szabó: Move Manager, Collections Move Project

Katherine (Kat) Szabó (BA hons, PhD, FSA) has a background in archaeology and ethnoarchaeology and has worked primarily in the Asia-Pacific region. Her role at the Museum is to project-manage the move of around 250,000 objects from three off-site stores

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