Update/Personal Hiatus

Apologies it has been such a long time since I have posted on here. I had full intention of posting an update over Christmas but time just fell away (we also got married and adopted a dog!) and before you know it… it’s February. The last few months have been incredibly challenging for a lot…

Supporting the Museum Community with Curate|Create Café

I’ve been involved in a lot of children’s events working in heritage, and I don’t know about you but I’ve always thought how much fun they are and wondered why we, as adults, should miss out on that? With such a huge focus on supporting families and the public during these awkward pandemic-fuelled times, hardworking…

Activity: Museum of Arrghhtefacts

This is a very simple PDF download that allows your child to explore the websites of some of their favourite museum and gallery websites. The challenge is to find some objects and stories they think would fit really well into a spooky exhibition for their muahahahseum! Share your (curate)ivity with me! Use the hashtag #museumsandmecreate…

Quarantine Halloween

It goes without saying that this year’s Halloween experience is going to be a completely different one. Swap out bonfires, sparklers and pumpkin patches, for scary films, family fancy-dress and treats at home. Just because we are a lot more house-bound this year, doesn’t mean we have to be bored. I am amazed and proud…

2020 Series: Winners and Thank You

This year was the first year I ran the Museums and Me Series, to find the island of Ireland’s favourite family-friendly cultural hubs. The series originally ran on my blog, Pitter Patter Paint, as a side-project to create a directory of all of these hubs. However, it quickly became clear to me that it was…