Category: National

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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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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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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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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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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