Tag: museum

16th September 2021

A work experience at the Charterhouse

Hi! I am Rosie. I am delighted to have had the opportunity to participate in an eight-week placement at the Charterhouse as a student of Art Gallery and Museum Studies at the University of Leicester. Initially I was confused about my specific future career options, however, I was focused on finding smaller... continue

1st April 2020

Over a hundred gloves…

In the second of her two posts about the Charterhouse tapestries, our Museum, Collection and Learning Manager Gabriella Swaffield describes the work of the conservator… Back at the studio, Marilyn explained that 90% of her work so far focused on split repair, which occurs mainly at the top of the... continue

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

5th September 2019

Digital Day-Trip: How the Charterhouse has Entered the World of 3D

Our visitor host Kayden Rodger has been working with David Fletcher to create 3D images of some of our incredible spaces. Here she tells us about this project as an exciting finale to her time here at the Charterhouse. An unfortunate truth in life is that there are so many wonderful places to visit across... continue

28th April 2017

Object of the Month April 2017

Deposition of Christ from the Cross is an oil on canvas painting by Royal Academician and former Brother of the Charterhouse Robert Medley. The work can be viewed in the chapel cloister to the left of the entrance to the chapel. The inspiration for this piece is The Descent from the Cross by Flemish... 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

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