Cork's History

POLITICAL CARTOONS IN CONTEXT

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Photo: The leader of the Irish race at home and abroad. Weekly Nation Press 1891

 

This online exhibition of the museum's collection of political cartoons, explores the political and historical contexts of how these events in history were interpreted in the mass media of that same era

A collaborative exhibition compiled by Fiachra Mahony and David Callanan. MA in Museum Studies students 2021-22, University College Cork.

For further reading on the history of the museum please check out this link 

 

75 YEARS OF CURATING CORK

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Photo: Group photograph of the Cork Public Museums organising committee, 1945.


The Cork Public Museum (CPM) we see today is a product of 75 years of skilful curation, collection of Cork’s treasures and passion for shared heritage. This exhibition is carefully designed to allow you to explore CPM's development across the years as well as take a look at their unique curators and some of the diverse objects in their care. 

Brought to you by University College Cork's, MA in Museum Studies Students 2020-2021

We have have also great activity sheets and workbooks for Children and Teenagers

For further reading on the history of the museum please check out this link