History in the making: how libraries are capturing the pandemic for posterity | Museums- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

H ow do you preserve a pandemic? Libraries, museums and historical associations around the world are struggling to survive right now but they’re also asking themselves this critical question. They know future generations will inevitably study Covid-19 – so what are the moments and materials we should capture for people in the future, and how […]

Museums hold Twitter showdown to find world’s creepiest object | Culture- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

A zombie blowfish, a hideous mermaid and a lucky charm made out of a dead man’s finger are all competing to be crowned the creepiest exhibits in the world after an archaeological museum in the north of England challenged curators during the lockdown to showcase their most sinister object. Since its closure due to Covid-19 […]