Montgolfier Automata: the story behind it
The Montgolfier brothers were aviation pioneers, balloonists and paper manufacturers in France in the 18th Century. Amongst many other entrepreneurial adventures, they were keen to prove that people could experience […]
Inclusive Histories: Stories of Disabled Lives in Compton Verney’s Folk Art Collection
This blog was written by Jenni Hunt, Inclusive Histories Research Fellow at Compton Verney, 2021. Jenni’s Disabled Lives display, featuring select objects from the Folk Art Collection, is now open […]
Inclusive Histories at Compton Verney
We welcome new voices and critical engagement with our site and collections. Last year we hosted three Inclusive Histories Research Fellows – Babar Suleman, Martha Clewlow and Jenni Hunt. Their […]
Calling All Print Makers
We’re inviting local print artists and makers to take part in The Print Fair this September. From screen-printing to intaglio, and linocut to wood engraving, there will be something for […]
Calling all Textile Artists
We’re looking for local textile artists, crafters and makers to take part in The Textile Fair this November. The Textile Fair showcases the highest quality textile product from local and […]
Your chance to be part of a Luke Jerram artwork at Compton Verney
Hunt launched for fascinating and extraordinary true stories involving boats Crossings is an installation by UK artist Luke Jerram, created in collaboration with BBC Radio 4 producer Julian May, commissioned […]
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