Sam Henry

19th July 2019

Sam Henry Recordings

As part of the Playful Museums project, organised by the Northern Ireland Museums Council and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, we had the opportunity […]
17th April 2019
Sam Henry photographs

Sam Henry Documentation Project

Documentation of the Sam Henry collection is being carried out in conjunction with the community engagement aspect of the ‘Connecting with the Past, Collecting for the […]
3rd April 2019

Rathlin through the Lens: Photographs from the Sam Henry Collection

14th March 2019

Local community groups give the Sam Henry Collection a new Lease of Life

“I feel inspired to keep Sam Henry’s work alive” Between April and June 2017 four groups from across the Causeway Coast and Glens area participated in […]
14th March 2019

Connecting with the Past, Collecting for the Future Project Overview

Coleraine Museum has received a grant from the Esmee Fairbairn Collection Fund administered by the Museums Association of £77,150 to inspire engagement with the Sam Henry […]
14th March 2019

Sam Henry and Playful Museums

‘Playful Museums’ is a programme for children under 5 years, their parents and carers, linking them with their local museum. The project is organised by the […]
14th March 2019

Exploring Sam Henry’s Preservation of Ulster-Scots Traditions

Exploring Sam Henry’s preservation of Ulster-Scots traditions Coleraine Museum received funding from the Ministerial Advisory Group (MAG) Ulster-Scots Academy, Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure to […]
14th March 2019

Sam Henry Research Project

In 2011 Coleraine Museum commissioned a research project to discover more about Sam’s life, works and influence. Dr John Moulden undertook this research which was jointly funded […]
14th March 2019

Sam Henry Collection Introduction

Sam Henry, born in Coleraine, is best known as a Folklorist and recognised for his ‘Songs of the People’ series that ran in the Northern Constitution […]