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Steam Explorers @ Home

Algorithmic Art @ Home Activity STEAM Explorers returns in a new way this autumn! This month Paul Tyreman has designed an algorithmic art activity for you to do at home. If you would like us to send you an activity pack email paul.tyreman@pkporthcurno.com. We will pop a copy in the post to you. A larger

150 for the 150th

This week, the museum’s YouTube channel reached the significant milestone of 150 subscribers to time for the 150th anniversary of the final splice (8th June, 1870) of the Cable to India! Our Digital Collections Officer, who looks after the YouTube channel, says: ‘Anyone who has nurtured a YouTube channel will tell you building up to

My Porthcurno 2019

New Community Photography Exhibition for 2019 Telegraph Museum Porthcurno is showing off the creativity of our local community with an exhibition of photography in our Telegraphers Tea Room. The exhibition opens 1st April to coincide with the start of our 7-day summer opening times. Community Art Project Our community exhibition features winning and commended photographs

Instagram Takeover Day

Today is our Instagram Takeover Day! We are handing our Instagram profile over to our Young Curators for the whole day. Kids in Museums Founded in 2003, Takeover Days were started by Kids in Museums, an Arts Council organisation to make museums easier to reach. Three of our Young Curators will be capturing our museum

Free photography walk

Free photography walk with free museum entry as part of our Community Photography Project Sat 2 and 9 March 2019 11:00 am – 12:30pm. Meet group lead at museum reception at 11:00 am Ways of Seeing A guided tour around the museum’s galleries and exhibitions lead by our resident photographer Rebecca Peters. The session is

Points of Presence

Our Exciting New Photography Exhibition! On Thursday 21st June we open a new exhibition of work created by international research-based artist Steve Rowell. Rowell’s installation is an ongoing investigation into the history, geography and archaeology of trans-Atlantic telecommunications sites, documenting places in Cornwall, Newfoundland and the US where the first telegraph cables physically connected the

Young Curators Programme

Telegraph Museum Porthcurno is looking for young creative minds to take part in their Young Curator programme. Over the next 4 years, the museum will be hosting a range of digital activities through NPO funded projects. Working with partners such as the Games Academy at Falmouth University, Cornwall Rural Community Trust, Code Club SW and

Christmassy Fun @ PK

A Day Out for the Whole Family On Saturday 15th December we are getting creative with a day of FREE family activities ranging from science to crafts. Our main museum will be open from 11 am with last entry at 3.30pm. Our shop is full of great choices for gifts and the café will be

Collections Advent Calendar

Daily Reveals, Surprising Discoveries This December the museum is bringing you an advent calendar with a difference. We will be posting a photo of an object or archive document from our exhibitions and hidden collections. Peek behind the scenes and discover some of our favourite items. To help us one of our citizen curators has

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