Inclusion - Past projects
2005 - 2009
An overview of past inclusion projects. For more info on any of these please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Goods from the Empire: Students from Community Link (students recovering from mental health issues) at Barnet College created an artwork out of goods that would have been traded across the empire. The artwork is on display in an under-floor case in the Galleries of Modern London.
Inspiring London: Londoners created artworks inspired by pieces in our art collection, which were then featured in a temporary display.
Loss & Liberty: Offenders at HMP Wandsworth created ceramic artworks exploring freedom and liberty. They were featured in a display in our London, Sugar and Slavery gallery.
Post Abolition: Community Link course students at Barnet College created stamp designs to celebrate abolition. Their designs were featured in the Post Abolition display in the London, Sugar and Slavery gallery.
Brixton Riots: A group of south Londoners trained to be social reporters then interviewed people who had been involved in the Brixton Riots in some way. The project fed into the Galleries of Modern London.
London Beneath: Long-term unemployed adults worked with a range of staff to create under-floor cases featuring post-medieval objects from LAARC. These cases can be viewed in the Galleries of Modern London.
Podcasts from the Past: A group of long-term unemployed adults created audio-visual description podcasts inspired by objects in the London before London and Medieval galleries.
Slavery of Harley Street: To accompany our exhibition of the same name a group of amateur film makers created a short film inspired by the issues in the London, Sugar and Slavery gallery.
Drama in the docks: A group of long-term unemployed adults created a drama performance and film inspired by the collections at Museum of London Docklands.
Family favourites: Parents from a local community centre helped to create a website based on their favourite objects at Museum of London Docklands. /Get-involved/Collaborative-projects/Family-favourites/
Inside words: Offenders at HMP Wandsworth created an exhibition of paintings and poetry inspired by their lives in London.
Inspiration London: Londoners of all ages and backgrounds created a publication of artworks inspired by prints and paintings from our collections.
Try it Out: A group of formerly homeless people worked with BBC London to created a series of short films inspired by their experiences.
Now and then: young carers (Newham Young carers) worked with a group of Asian elders (SubCo Trust) in Newham to create an oral history and photography website based on London past and present.
Endz meet: Young people from Hackney worked with young people with profound learning and physical disabilities from south London to create films inspired by their London.
City Sounds: young people worked with London based musicians from around the world to create a soundtrack inspired by their experiences of London.
Inside images: young offenders from the Josephine Butler Unit created poetry and photography work inspired by the collections and their own lives.
City senses: A group of long-term adults created multi-sensory activity backpacks to be used in our galleries by children with special educational needs.
Family guides: Inspired by the collections, young people researched, wrote and delivered fun tours for family visitors.
Outside art: Young people worked with a muralist to create a huge piece of artwork at a school in Spitalfields, inspired by the history of the area.
Mind’s Eye: Offenders at HMP Wandsworth created prints inspired by memories of London. The work was exhibited at the prison and Museum.
Art Works: A group of long-term unemployed adults research, wrote and helped design a series of trails for museum visitors inspired the art collections.