object-based learning

MA Architecture

28 June 2023
At the end of last year, an MA Architecture student, Jemma Chapman came in to the museum to explore the use of waste plastics. We talked about a variety of concepts and objects including Greenbrick's building blocks. Large blue brick, Greenbrick, AIBDC : 008795.3 Since meeting with Jemma, she has...
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Earth Day 2022

20 April 2022
With Earth Day coming up on April 22, MoDiP has a session today with students from our Creative Writing course in support of Dr Kevan Manwaring’s ‘Writing the Earth’ Programme. Many discussions across the world this week will explore the negative impacts that plastics and the products they are made...
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Object Analysis sessions

20 October 2021
As term begins and the Arts University Bournemouth continues to welcome back students, we are beginning to return to some kind of normality. Over the past couple of weeks, we have been having zoom conversations with courses, introducing and reintroducing them to the museum and how they can use the...
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Sewing Machines – fabulous in form and function

8 July 2020
In this current time of staying and working at home, certain objects have become increasingly important to our lives. We are advised to use certain objects, for example soap, hand sanitisers and masks. These objects have become vital to how we live. In our homes, certain objects may have become...
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International Museum Day

13 May 2020
Monday 18th May 2020 is International Museum Day, an event that has been running since 1977 with the objective of raising awareness that museums are an important agency for cultural exchange. Last year 37,000 museums across the world participated in this celebration from 158 different countries and...
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The methodological potency of ‘happening upon things’

2 July 2018
MoDiP was pleased to contribute a workshop to the AUB Research Conference 2018, which focused on research methodologies. Our workshop set out to try out ideas put forward by Nicholas Thomas, Director of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge, in The return of curiosity – what...
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