Wednesday 10 April 2019

‘Stolen Things’ at The Courthouse Museum

9 February 2019 - 31 May 2019

Stolen Things installed, excerpt, 2019 from Paul Rooney on Vimeo. Stolen Things focuses on the 'voice' of 14 year's old Ann Lupton, a former defendant accused of shoplifting in 1853. The artwork's spoken and sung words and sounds are created using a variety of courses including the childhood memories of Ripon Museum volunteers, the chords of the Taylor Swift song…

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Come along and see the Secrets in the Cellar exhibition at the Prison & Police Museum, 4th March - 12th May.   Deep underground below Ripon Town Hall, Ripon Museum staff and volunteers work to catalogue, pack and research the museum's objects and stories. Secrets in the Cellar reveals what happens behind the scenes at the museum…

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Join our Curator for a glimpse of 'behind the scenes' museum life.  Leah will reveal details of the work that is currently taking place to improve the care of and access to the museum's collections and why, for weeks after starting her job, she didn't want to go into the cellar! This talk accompanies our current exhibition…

Ripon Workhouse Museum

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