Students and other visitors come to use the collections at the Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture by appointment. We frequently lend items to other venues, and we make our collections available online, but we don’t have exhibition galleries where people to pop in and look around. So how does this influence how we think […]
At MoDA students use video-making as a way to learn about the museum’s collections. We also use video to help students to learn skills that will be of use to them in later life. Students become co-creators of knowledge through participation in video-making projects. There are five key ways in which using video supports student […]
MoDA is currently seeking funding to conserve three historic albums of collotypes by pioneering Japanese photographer Kazumasa Ogawa. These three albums – Lilies of Japan (1893), Chrysanthemums of Japan, (1893), and Some Japanese Flowers (1894) – are remarkable for the beauty of the images and for their close observation of nature. Who was Ogawa and […]
Some of the items we lent to the Enid Marx exhibition at the House of Illustration last year are on the road again, this time to the John Hansard Gallery in Southampton. They will be featured as part of an exhibition called ‘Resist: be modern (again), curated by Alice Maude-Roxby of Middlesex University and Stefanie Seibold of the University of Art and Design in Linz, […]
The focus of this project is on original Art Nouveau stencilled wallcoverings on paper, grasspaper and textile. They form part of MoDA’s Silver Studio Collection. As far as we know, no other institution holds similar or related materials, and no other artist or designer experimented with these particular combinations. These stencilled materials were made by […]
How MoDA has been exploring the use of digital platforms like Figshare to open up learning processes
MoDA lends items to an exhibition at the House of Illustration in 2018 on textile designer, illustrator and printmaker Enid Marx (1902-1998).