Women’s History Month

It’s now March, which means it’s also Women’s History Month! A chance to celebrate and remember women and women’s history (though this of course should also happen every month). To kick off Women’s History Month, @MuseumHour asked me to guest host their #MusuemHour, an online chat held every Monday between 8-9pm (GMT). For an hour we…

Gross indecency petition: pardoning the past

Today, descendants of Alan Turing will take a petition signed by over 500,000 people to Downing Street. The petition to pardon all men who were convicted under the ‘gross indecency’ law has clearly resonated with the public, but I haven’t signed it. I can’t sign it because I do not think it is the right thing to…

Exhibitions to see in 2015

Inspired by the ‘ones to watch’ lists that turn up this time of year, I’ve put together a list of exhibitions to look out for and forward to in 2015. TimeOut published a similar list, and some of their suggestions are included here, but I wanted to highlight exhibitions outside of London too, and focus…