This new exhibition showcases the work created by our remote international students based into the collections at PK Porthcurno.
Bank Holiday Beach Clean- Planet PK x Cornwall AONB
Our Young Curator Maeve Cushla shares images and the findings of Planet PK’s beach clean with Cornwall AONB.
Planet PK Night Camera Update – Young Curator Blog
Young Curator Maeve Cushla updates us on the Tevi Nightcam to get a sneak peek into the nightlife of our nocturnal friends in Porthcurno.
Wildlife Photography Without Harm – Young Curator Blog
Young Curator Maeve Cushla shares valuable personal experience, hints and tips about wildlife photography without causing harm to their environments.
Lights Out for Darker Skies – Young Curator Blog
As part of our Lights Out for Darker Skies exhibition Young Curator Maeve Cushla learnt to photograph the night sky at Porthcurno and discovers the different techniques used in astrophotography.
Warren Elsmore, world-famous artist in LEGO bricks, designs a bespoke reimagining of the first telegraph cable landing at Porthcurno in 1870.
‘The Cable King’ Exhibition
Discover the remarkable story of communications pioneer Sir John Pender, and the laying of the first
undersea telegraph cable.
Lights Out for Darker Skies
This temporary exhibition celebrates the beauty of the night sky and supports West Penwith’s application for International Dark Sky Park status.
The exhibition follows the building of the World War Two bunker in Porthcurno. It uses letters and photographs from the time of construction, sourced from the museum archive.