useum of St Helena

New Exhibitions

Home Sweet Home

Home, Sweet, Home. a brief visual encounter of the life style of the St Helena in the 1950. Download the exhibition catelog (3.15MB).


A St Helenian Kitchen in the 1950s


A St Helenian Bedroom in the 1950s


Vision of the Peaks

Vision of the Peaks, celebrated 10 Years of conservation work (1996 to 2006) to restore the habitat of some of the world's most critically endangered species. This 'then and now' exhibition comemorated the workers at a practical level and commended them for translating a plan into reality.

Diana's Peak in the Mist

Mud and Stone

Mud & Stone, is a photographic exhibition of St Helena's crumbling heritage. It conveys a strong message: 'St Helena's built heritage is as unique as its people. It defines the "Saint" and it represents a lost culture'. Below are some of the photographs exhibited.

Cambrian House

Lime Kiln at Sandy Bay

Old Luffkins
Fortifications, Sandy Bay Battery
St Paul's Cathedral

Asending order: Cambrian House, Sandy Bay Lime Kiln, Old Luffkins, Sandy Bay Battery and St Paul's Cathedral. (© 2006 Edward Thorpe)


Old Exhibitions

Explore Expression

Artshow: Explore Expression. Explore the art of expression though some of the work St Helena contemporary artists.

Ebony Pendents Life Art Sculpture Embroidery work Ceramic Figures
Wooden Jewellery by Sandie Walters
Clay Sculpture by John Drummond
Embroidery by Muriel Gardener
Ceramics by Serena Thorpe

Each year the museum of St Helena hosts an artshow, inspired by the talents of the islanders. In 2003 it was the 'Life in the Land', in 2004 'Explore Expression', which inspired a stamp edition in 2006. Contact Us or the St Helena Post Office for further information.




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