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This podcast series goes behind the scenes at the museum during the Female Voices exhibition, which runs from October 2019 to February 2020. Each episode explores a different aspect of the work that goes on in the museum, and the people who make it happen. What does a curator do? What kinds of objects does the museum have in its collection, and how does the team look after them? How did the museum’s story begin, and what are the plans for its future? Staff and volunteers at the museum reveal the answers to all of these questions, and more. Throughout the series, you can hear about the women who have played a key role in the museum’s story.

This podcast is produced by local Worthing resident and social researcher Dr Sam Baars.

Worthing Museum Podcast Sam Baars

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This podcast series goes behind the scenes at the museum during the Female Voices exhibition, which runs from October 2019 to February 2020. Each episode explores a different aspect of the work that goes on in the museum, and the people who make it happen. What does a curator do? What kinds of objects does the museum have in its collection, and how does the team look after them? How did the museum’s story begin, and what are the plans for its future? Staff and volunteers at the museum reveal the answers to all of these questions, and more. Throughout the series, you can hear about the women who have played a key role in the museum’s story.

This podcast is produced by local Worthing resident and social researcher Dr Sam Baars.

    Episode 3 - Researchers

    Episode 3 - Researchers

    This episode is all about researchers. What role does research play in the life of the museum? Who is researching the collections, and what have they discovered? I speak to three members of the team at Worthing, Gerry Connolly, Jo Lance, and James Sainsbury, to explore these questions and many more. /// Produced and narrated by Sam Baars. Original music by Sam Baars. Find out more at wtam.uk/stories/podcast/female-voices/.

    • 34 min
    Episode 2 - Collections

    Episode 2 - Collections

    This episode is all about the collections. What's in the collections at Worthing? How do new items get added, and who decides what the museum should collect? How do the team at the museum make the collections accessible, and how do they look after the thousands of items in their care? And what will the collections contain in 100 years' time? I speak to three of the curators at Worthing, Gerry Connolly, Sarah Hobson, and James Sainsbury, to explore these questions and many more. /// Produced and narrated by Sam Baars. Original music by Sam Baars. Find out more at https://worthingmuseum.co.uk/exhibition/worthing-museum-and-art-gallery-podcast/.

    • 33 min
    Episode 1 - Curators

    Episode 1 - Curators

    This episode is all about the role of a curator. What does a day in the life of a curator look like? How do they manage the collection and choose what to exhibit? Why were female voices so important in establishing the museum? I speak to two of the curators at Worthing, Gerry Connolly and Sarah Hobson, to explore these questions and many more. /// Produced and narrated by Sam Baars. Original music by Sam Baars. Find out more at https://worthingmuseum.co.uk/exhibition/worthing-museum-and-art-gallery-podcast/.

    • 21 min

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