Training and events

Elevenses – Thursday 5th November

Environmental Sustainability: Climate Actions.

Fiona Rosher, from the Dales Countryside Museum, joins us to talk about environmental sustainability initiatives implemented at their site. Join us for ideas, questions and discussion about how helping the planet could also help your museum.

5 November 2020

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Elevenses – Monday 9th November

DIY Digital: Spinning Stories on the Web.

Richard Moss, from Museum Crush and Culture24, joins us to talk about how to develop digital stories and content from your museum collections, and why the internet is the place to share your unique museum stories. Questions, discussion and ideas about how to develop your museum’s stories online.

9 November 2020

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YFED: Value-Led Experience Design

This introductory online workshop will introduce participants to the practice of value-led heritage experience design. Using participant’s own examples of existing or previous visitor experience – digital, analogue or mixed – value-led design cards will be used to promote critical reflection of the underlying, often unconscious, design decisions made. Participants will be invited to then […]

10 November 2020

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NEMO European Museums Conference 2020

The Network of European Museum Organisations’ invites you to a free four day conference to discuss how museums can help visitors make sense of complicated matters – be it climate change or migration processes or economic relations. Through storytelling methods, museums can help us understand complex interrelations. This exciting event is a great opportunity to […]

16 November 2020

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Elevenses – Thursday 19th November

Diversifying volunteering. 

Ben Marsh, from Barnsley Museums, joins us to talk about how they have diversified their range of volunteering activities. Come along for inspiration, ideas and answers on how you might engage with different volunteers and how it might move your museum forwards.

19 November 2020

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Elevenses – Monday 23rd November

Museums go Outdoors!

Sarah Thomas, from Ilkley Manor House Museum, joins us to talk about how Covid risks have prompted them to re-think use of their outdoor spaces. Join us to hear how some museums are taking their offer outside and think about your own opportunities.

23 November 2020

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Elevenses – Wednesday 2nd December

Diversity and Inclusion: Diverse histories in natural history collections.

Miranda Lowe, trustee of York Museums Trust, and Principal Curator & Museum Scientist at The Natural History Museum, joins us to talk about her work on identifying and sharing diverse stories in natural history collections. A chance to ask questions and discuss how you could move diversity and inclusion forwards at your museum.

2 December 2020

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Elevenses – Thursday 10th December

Learning Lessons: Bridging the Digital Divide.

Laura Travis, from Museums Sheffield, joins us to talk about their non-digital learning offer while the world was shifting online, and on-going alternatives to digital delivery. How can we bridge the digital divide for people in need of support?

10 December 2020

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YFED: Museum Accessibility – Beyond Lifts and Braille Guides

This webinar will introduce participants to the concept of accessibility as something more than physical adaptations to buildings. Using examples from the JORVIK Group’s museums, we will discuss barriers disabled people may face in heritage and what heritage professionals can do to remove these barriers. With a focus on simple, inexpensive solutions, participants will be […]

15 December 2020

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