With Anna Garnett, Curator, Petrie Museum of Egyptian and Sudanese Archaeology

Anna Garnett is the Curator at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian and Sudanese Archaeology having previously worked for Manchester Museum and the British Museum. She has extensive experience of international fieldwork projects as a Ceramicist, Small Finds Registrar and Archaeological Illustrator. Her further research interests include the material culture of ancient and modern Sudan, New Kingdom sculpture, the history of British Egyptology, and the reconciliation of ancient Egyptian and Sudanese object collections.

Anna has long-time links to the International Training Programme having been an ITP departmental representative at the British Museum, hosting ITP fellows at the Petrie Museum and joining us in Aswan for the ITP+ course in Museum interpretation.

This workshop provided an opportunity for participants to discuss current issues and ideas around museum interpretation and label writing. It offered participants a greater understanding of colleague’s approaches to interpretation, current worldwide sector trends and the skills needed to edit object labels.