Bringing back lost art

We made clay tiles in a great workshop on Thursday making tiles based on artist Gilbert Bayes’ work for St Pancras Housing. Gilbert Bayes created ‘finials’ for drying posts used for hanging washing…but over 160 have gone missing. The results will be fired and brought back to the museum for a display. CSM ceramics students… Continue reading Bringing back lost art

Beyond Belongings

‘Beyond Belongings‘ Opening night a great success … We had a good turnout in our first ‘takeover’ exhibition. We welcome more. Beyond Belongings was about objects with meaning for you. partnership between the People’s Museum, Central Saint Martins and pupils from local Regents High School, and a local Bangladeshi women’s group. MA Curation students at… Continue reading Beyond Belongings

Job: Creative service promoter

A great opportunity for a creative, outgoing, marketing focused person to develop a market offering.A chance to develop a new service from grounds up.Your ideas welcome and encouraged! Learn skills of sales, engagement, screen printing and about upcycling, and refill. Learn great radical histories and help make Camden Sustainable through the Refill station and upcycling,… Continue reading Job: Creative service promoter

Stolen art back from the USA!

The People’s Museum has made the front page of the esteemed Camden New Journal with our story of retrieving the ‘missing’ 1930s Gilbert Bayes artwork: Stolen art back from the USA. The Somers Town People’s Museum – known as A Space For Us, and based in Phoenix Road – raised thousands of pounds to bid… Continue reading Stolen art back from the USA!