New Covid Essentials Support
In response to the ongoing crisis and demand from museums, we are launching Covid Essentials to help you better survive now and prepare to reopen and relaunch your site. We are encouraging projects of up to £500 with NO match funding. There is a total fund of £3,000 and we anticipate supporting around six projects.
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. […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]