Month: May 2020

Escaping Lockdown Grant

In response to the current crisis we are launching a grant fund to help you better survive now and prepare to reopen and relaunch your museum. We are encouraging projects of £500 to £1000, with NO match funding. We do require a clear project plan that addresses either: A key immediate issue that has resulted […]

28 May 2020

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Call for Content – Celebrating Museums 2020

We are preparing for our online event ‘Celebrating Museums 2020’ on 23rd June. We’d love to know what are wanting to celebrate about your work during the Covid-19 lockdown. This could be online or offline activity; work you are doing remotely with visitors, or behind the scenes activity to prepare your museum for reopening. If […]

27 May 2020

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Ecsite Network Webinars

Ecsite has upcoming webinars online for free. Upcoming events include: Audience Research and Covid-19: opportunity or obstacle – 20th May 2pm Equity and Diversity in Times of Coronavirus – 27th May 2pm Digital Presence – 3rd June 2pm Watch the replay of Decolonising Museums and Science Communication. Find them all here: https://www.crowdcast.io/ecsite_network

18 May 2020

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New IPR Guidance Sheets Published

As part of a project with Naomi Korn Associates we have commissioned an advice sheet on Volunteers and IPR. The guidance can be downloaded here: https://www.museumdevelopmentyorkshire.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IPR-Advice-Sheet-12-Volunteers-and-IPR-Guidance.pdf The FAQ’s can be downloaded here: https://www.museumdevelopmentyorkshire.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IPR-Advice-Sheet-12a-Volunteers-and-IPR-FAQs.pdf The Model Deed of Assignment of Copyright (Volunteers) – IPR Advice Sheet 12b can be found as a PDF: https://www.museumdevelopmentyorkshire.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Legal-Compliance-Factsheet-DWH-ed-v2.pdf IPR Advice […]

14 May 2020

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National Lottery Heritage Fund: Digital Skills for Heritage Initiative post COVID-19

National Lottery Heritage Fund recently announced their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative, designed to help organisations thrive in the digital era. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made the need for organisations to understand and make use of digital more pressing than ever before. Because of this, they are working with our partners to better meet the new […]

13 May 2020

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AiM Publish Understanding Your Audiences Success Guide

AiM have published a success guide on Understanding Your Audiences which will help you consider what you know about your audiences, why it will be worthwhile improving this, and how you might go about doing it. It looks at how you can then use this knowledge and insight to deliver your strategic goals and make […]

12 May 2020

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Culture and Creativity Online

The Arts council want to ensure audiences know about the brilliant things that arts and culture are doing to bring creativity to homes across the nation. They have created a form to capture information about what’s going online. They are sharing what they can on their channels and with BBC Arts. Complete the form: https://tinyurl.com/ACE-CultureandCreativity

6 May 2020

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