Category: Reopening

New: MDY Covid Secure Reopening Guidance

Two members of York Museums Trust’s Visitor Experience team have been working with MDY to produce this document to advise your museum on reopening in a Covid secure way.

22 April 2021

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Covid 19 Updates 12 April – Step 2 of the Roadmap, Testing, and Office Work

Further Easing of Covid Restrictions The Prime Minister has confirmed that Step 2 of the roadmap will proceed after data confirmed the government’s four tests for easing Covid restrictions has been met. For museums, this means that: Outdoor spaces can reopen Groups of six people or two households can gather. Outdoor areas at hospitality venues […]

12 April 2021

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Covid 19 Updates 10th March – Budget 2021 and New Guidance on Ventilation of Indoor Spaces

A number of measures affecting museums were announced this week as part of the new 2021 budget.

10 March 2021

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New Ticketing Guide from Digital Culture Network and Arts Council England

Introduction to Ticketing for Museums and Galleries

This guide for museum and galleries looks to break down the key areas to consider when implementing a new ticketing operation and potential tools and
platforms that you can implement to reopen safely.

1 March 2021

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Covid 19 Updates – 24th February 2021

Roadmap out of Lockdown

The Prime Minister has presented the roadmap out of the current lockdown for England. This is a four step approach.

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MDY Small Grants and Covid Essentials Support now available

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.

24 November 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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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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