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10 of the Best French Films of All Time, and How to Watch Them

Lockdown getting you down? Join me for a brief tour through the history of French cinema, as we share some of the best French movies of all time. Of course, there are far too many excellent French films… Read More

Five Virtual Museum Tours: See Our Museums From Home

For as long as there has been VR technology, there have been half-excited, half-scaremongering think pieces proclaiming that a new age of tourism has begun. Physical tourism is out, and “virtual tourism” is in. Well, we haven’t quite… Read More

Four Iconic London Film Locations

London might have more iconic landmarks than any other city in the world. Big Ben, Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the London Eye are all instantly recognisable to people all over the world, even if they’ve never so much as… Read More

Five of the Best Podcasts About Art and Museums

We’re all finding different ways of coping with being stuck at the home during the lockdown. Some people are nurturing new passions for crafts, from knitting to felting to jewellery-making. Others are taking to the kitchen, discovering new… Read More

Four Ancient Board Games You Can Make and Play at Home

Getting bored at home? If you’re anything like us, you’ll be missing visiting museums, and learning about history. So why not use some of the extra time on your hands to make (and play!) one of these ancient… Read More

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Nine Books About London to Read in Lockdown

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my favourite books about Paris to read while stuck at home. I lived in Paris for six years, so I have a pretty good idea of the books which realistically portray… Read More

Statue of the head of Medusa, Louvre museum

The Real Percy Jackson: The Story of Perseus and Medusa

In the last 15 years, the Percy Jackson series has become one of the most popular book and movie franchises of our time. Fans of the series will know that Percy’s adventures mirror many of the deeds of… Read More

Looking Back on Seven Months at THATMuse

With just a few days left before I go on furlough, I’ve been reflecting on all the exciting things I have worked on in the past 7 months at THATMuse. I know I’m not the only one in… Read More

Ancient Warriors: The Amazons in Greek Mythology

In Greek mythology, the Amazons were a tribe of strong lady warriors. In some versions of the myth, they lived in isolation, at the edge of the civilised world, and only communicated with men in order to reproduce…. Read More

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#PortraitParty Part 2: Setting Up the Homeschool Art Gallery

Installing our Portrait Party Gallery is engaging the kids in homeschool fun, storytelling and an art history game that may just con them into learning!

London skyline

London in Lockdown: Exploring the Streets From Home

Are you itching to explore but stuck at home? Maybe your trip to London has been cancelled, or you just need to get your brain out exploring beyond the four walls? Let me lead you on a walking tour of London from the safety of your own home!

two boys on a museum bench

#PortraitParty Part 1: Introducing Daisy’s Homeschool Activity

Make your homeschool activity an art history game engaging the kids in a Portrait Party, covering art at home, storytelling & a bit of (gasp!) history!