Tag: collections

10th September 2019

What I learned at the Charterhouse

Shiyu Gong has just finished her 8-week placement at the Charterhouse, as part of her MA course in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester. Here she looks back at what the experience was like, and what she learned… The Charterhouse is very special that it is combined by museum and almshouse.... continue

31st March 2017

Object of the Month March 2017

Sculpture of St Catherine, late 15th century This is all that remains of a sculpture of St Catherine of Alexandria. She is shown triumphing over the Roman Emperor Maxentius who had ordered her death. The original sculpture stood in the side chapel devoted to St Catherine. When the monastery was sacked... continue

Sign up to receive our newsletter and keep up to date with the Charterhouse

Keep up-to-date with our monthly newsletter

For the latest news, events and more,
sign up here