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Coronavirus Update – Further easing of restrictions CONFIRMED for 17 May and updated guidance on business events

On 10 May the Prime Minister announced that the Government will go ahead with moving to Step 3 in England from 17 May. This will mean that indoor museums and galleries in England will be permitted to open with COVID-secure measures.

11 May 2021

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New: MDY Covid Secure Reopening Guidance

Two members of York Museums Trust’s Visitor Experience team have been working with MDY to produce this document to advise your museum on reopening in a Covid secure way.

22 April 2021

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Upcoming events

Elevenses – Wednesday 19 May

Tackling a Collections Store Project

Join us for conversation between a range of museums services in the region about how they are approaching plans for new and refurbished storage facilities. How to go about this in a sustainable way? And what issues or criteria do we consider?

19 May 2021

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Elevenses – Wednesday 26 May

Reopening Special – Lessons from Covid for Environmental Sustainability

Ben Melham, a specialist in estates and visitor services, joins us to reflect on what our response to Covid has shown us about doing things differently as we move forwards. What positive learning can we take from this experience? How can it help us to make our museums more resilient and sustainable?

26 May 2021

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