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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rathlin Through the Lens

Causeway Coast and Glens Museum Services have been working with residents of Rathlin Island on a project exploring the Sam Henry Collection. Sam Henry (1878 – […]

Flowerfield and Ballymoney Writers take inspiration from the Sam Henry Collection

Causeway Coast and Glens Museum Services have been working with members of the Flowerfield and Ballymoney Writers Groups on a project exploring the Sam Henry Collection. […]