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Museum on the Move 2013 exhibition –
"The Magic of Colour – the Science behind the
Why is the grass green? Why is the sky
‘The Magic of Colour – the Science behind the
Rainbow’ is a new exhibition which explores the colour spectrum –
why we see (or don’t see) colours, how animals use colour to
attract or repel and how colours affect our moods, our work and our
Using objects and interactive activities –
including a Colour Laboratory – you can delve deeper into the
science of colour, carry out simple experiments and explore the
exciting world of colour through museum artefacts and
A cross curricular experience, suitable for
all key stages, ages and abilities.
Climb aboard the Museum on the Move and
discover ‘The Magic of Colour’!
Museum on the Move is delivered by a
partnership covering most of the West Midlands. For booking
information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
out Teachers Resource Pack here.
Warwickshire and Worcestershire Museum
Services are in partnership to create a new exhibition for launch
in March 2012 on their Museum on the Move vehicle.
This project is funded through Arts Council England (ACE) and forms
part of the wider Museums Keep Moving partnership.
This partnership involves the shire counties of the Midlands
(Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Staffordshire) and
the Black Country conurbation (Wolverhampton). Museum on
the Move (MoM) exists to challenge rural
isolation and social exclusion and to provide access to museum
services for a variety of audiences. These include visits to
schools, sheltered accommodation, disability groups, care homes,
hospitals, town centres, festivals and shows as well as a range of
In 2010 the project was awarded the
Sandford Award for Heritage Education as a mark of
our excellence in the field of heritage learning.
Our exhibitions are supported by outreach
materials including a learning pack and handling boxes
of objects. Two facilitators
accompany the bus on any journey and are there to help people make
sense of and enjoy the exhibition.
Our exhibitions are fun, enjoyable,
educational and memorable. We also hope that
our exhibitions will enhance the teaching and
appreciation of the arts, heritage and culture at all
levels and build knowledge and confidence in people of all ages and
- Staff are specially trained to drive the vehicle and to
interpret the exhibition on board.
- A set of handling boxes is available to use off the
- The vehicle needs a safe place to park and sufficient access
and turning space.
- We recommend a maximum of 10 to 12 children or adults on board
at any one time. There is room for 2 wheelchairs to manoeuvre
inside the vehicle.
- A visit on board takes approximately 40 minutes
How to Find Out More
For further details about this
exhibition and to book please contact:
Sue Pope (Learning & Outreach Manager on
Telephone: 01299 250416
or Julie Smith (Learning Resources
Assistant) on either:
Telephone: 01299 250416
This page was last reviewed 8 May 2013 at 19:55 by Rachel Robinson.