Sam Henry

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 […]