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!
2022 to 2023
A review of our year…
Workshop on Bayes heritage
Interested in Gilbert Bayes local heritage? On Saturday we are holding a Workshop. We will talk about the heritage, then walk to see the remaining ‘finials’ then reconvene to compare and scan photos to create 3D digital models. See below for the agenda. The aim of the workshop is to test photogrammetry to capture the… Continue reading Workshop on Bayes heritage
What happened to the art for the people?
Much heated conversation about the missing ‘finials’ that decorated drying posts in St Pancras flats in Somers Town. A number had witnessed the destruction and taking of the finials over the years. “People did used to steal them overnight sometimes, you would go out on the balcony and see another metal post instead of the… Continue reading What happened to the art for the people?