Ralph Hyde and the World of Panoramas

12 Aug 2015, 11 a.m.

The global community of researchers into the history of optical media is mourning the sudden death in June of Ralph Hyde, a worldwide authority on the panorama. Ralph’s work in books, pamphlets and particularly his 1988 exhibition at the Barbican, ...

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New Interactive Sculpture for the Museum

9 Jul 2015, 8:39 a.m.

We have a new interactive sculpture at The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, which will provide fun for all the family. The sculpture is entitled ‘Reflected Vision’ by artist Kenny Munro, and has been created from mirrored stainless steel, allowing visitors ...

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Grand Challenges 2015 - Collection Connections

8 Jul 2015, 4:15 p.m.

For this year's Grand Challenge on our digital futures a group of first year students created an online resource demonstrating the myriad ways in artefacts in the museum collection connect with each other across time. You can find their work ...

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New Student Exhibitions on Display

31 Mar 2015, 1:58 p.m.

We have a new set of student exhibitions, which are now open to the public. Students on the 3rd year module British Screens curate exhibitions from the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum Collections in groups as part of their assessment. The ...

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