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We are delighted to share the Canterbury Museums and Galleries Annual Review 2018/19, highlighting our key achievements.
In 2018, Canterbury Museums and Galleries released a new and ambitious vision for the service; a world of people, places, exploration and surprises. In this review, we look back at a year of experimentation, innovation and learning, from high profile events to in-depth collection care.
2018 highlight includes:
- Over 327,000 visitors.
- Providing learning resources for 5,642 school children through 129 workshops and activities.
- Hosting 63 specialist workshops for people with disabilities or at risk of social exclusion.
- Working with 49 museum volunteers who contributed a total of 1,465 hours of support.
- Using our collection to engage patients suffering from mental health conditions including object handling in a hospital setting.
- Protection and preservation of over 50,000 objects within the museum collection.
- Renewed accreditation for both Canterbury Roman Museum and The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge.
- Planning for our redesign of The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge, and the opening of new and refreshed exhibits at Canterbury Roman Museum.
We would like to thank our funders, partners and supporters who have enabled us to make a real difference to both local residents and visitors to Canterbury.
Find out how you can support us here.