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Museum Mornings: Refugee Week

Learn what it means to be a refugee and understand the reasons why people might be forced to leave their homes through a guided exploration of one photograph in our collection. We will then share an activity for you to do at home which links to this year’s theme ‘We cannot walk alone.’

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The Jews’ Temporary Shelter

by Ali Quine, Assistant Curator For refugees fleeing religious, racial or political persecution, arriving in a strange new country can be extremely harrowing. Adjusting to unfamiliar cultural practices and languages while attempting to process the traumas faced back home are made considerably more difficult when confronted by a hostile or indifferent reception. At the end […]

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