Museum building – photo timeline

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As we are about to set off the museum is nearly done! I thought it might be nice to see the stages of how it has been built and developed over the past… Continue reading

The Car Boot Museum – Itinerary

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Please join me and Ana at the following places: We set off Saturday!

‘What have you created, Rebecca?’

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Collaboration and The Car Boot Museum

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Collaboration has long been part of my creative practice and it is key to The Car Boot Museum project. There is something interesting in working this way – you might start off with… Continue reading

Creating a museum

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When I first started thinking about this project I was interested in what constitutes a museum – what gives some objects value over others? What is this value – money? Age? If we… Continue reading

The Lions Building, Bridgwater

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Photos by Plenderleith Scanterbury and Corin Johnson.

Alice Maddicott

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Alice Maddicott will create a Car Boot Museum which will travel to villages, towns, schools and markets across Somerset. Visitors will be invited to contribute to the museum: write their own ideas and… Continue reading

Simon Lee Dicker

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Simon Lee Dicker takes his lead from the physical processes involved in the production of twine and the social impact of the twine industry. Working with Dawes Twineworks in West Coker, Simon will… Continue reading

Feature at What’s on Somerset

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Latest feature on What’s on Somersetclick to view the enlarge version)

The Car Boot Museum

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All objects have meaning. Traditional museums tell us the value of objects and the stories that go with them, but what about the everyday things that mean something to us – the items… Continue reading