Author: mdy-editor

One Space Remaining on Innovation Cohort

Opportunity to gain innovation skills! We have space for one additional museum to join our Everyday Innovation cohort. In a group of 12 people (from 6 museums), you will be introduced to skills and tools in innovative thinking, and will have the opportunity to develop and test an innovation project for your museum. Our trainer will be Dr […]

5 August 2020

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Now Available: DCN/EMBED Re-Opening with Inclusive Practice Webinar

The DCN/EMBED Re-Opening with Inclusive Practice Webinar first aired on 30th July is now online to view on demand Delivered by the Disability Collaborative Network and EMBED, this 90 minute webinar focussed on new reopening recommendations and actions produced by DCN, EMBED and University of East Anglia for all sectors, including museums and heritage organisations. […]

4 August 2020

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Now Available: Getting to Grips with the Guidance webinar

The recording (with captions) of the ‘Getting to grips with the guidance’ webinar from earlier in the month is now up on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTS9IK1u8Ek&t=2991s

30 July 2020

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Celebrating Museums Now Available

Did you miss our online Celebrating Museums event with Arts Council England on 23rd June? Well don’t fear because you can find the fully captioned recording of the morning here: https://player.vimeo.com/video/429932211

14 July 2020

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Culture Reset Applications

Culture Reset is a practical rapid response programme to inspire more relevant and impactful cultural organisations and practices. Born out of the devastating impact of Covid-19 and inspired by the urgent need to accelerate change and respond to the experiences of a broader diversity of people, it will provide expert support and dynamic stimulus for […]

30 June 2020

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The ‘We’re Good to Go’ Industry Standard, Visit Britain and Visit England

You can now apply for a free UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to reassure your customers that your business adheres to Government and public health guidance. To support you as you work towards re-opening and welcoming customers, the ‘We’re Good To Go’ COVID-19 industry standard and consumer mark is now available to provide a […]

25 June 2020

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NMDC Good Practice Guidelines on Opening Museums After July 4th

Published by the National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) with support from DCMS and the Museums and Galleries Working Group, these guidelines are intended to help employers, employees and the self-employed, and volunteers in the museum sector in England understand how to work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines should: provide a set of practical […]

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Article: Reopening Barriers for the Visually Impaired

This very interesting article on Arts Professional looks at the barriers faced by the visually impaired with the re-opening measures and it provides good tips on how to be inclusive. What has been the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on those who are blind or have low levels of vision? And how can cultural venues […]

18 June 2020

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Arts Council England Covid-19 Support and Guidance

Arts Council England have a central resource setting out available Government and wider support for organisations and individuals relevant to the cultural sector. These pages are continually updated and are produced in consultation with DCMS.   Future Re-Opening Guidance – With the easing of the national lockdown, both the government and sector organisations are now bringing forward sector […]

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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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