Category: CPD opportunities (other organisations)

Collections Trust: Object Entry, Acquisitions and Accessioning

This session will explore the management and documentation involved in the acquisition of objects, using the Spectrum 5.0 procedures as a framework.

How do you manage objects coming into your organisation? Do you have problems with unsolicited donations and what do you do with the stuff you don’t want? How can a clear collections development policy help your organisation? What should you consider in acquisition-related decision-making?

4 November 2021

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The National Archives: Archives Supporting Environmental Sustainability

Join us for four sessions focusing on the past, present and future of sustainability in the archives sector. This is an opportunity to be part of the sustainability conversation and reflect on climate change as COP26, the world’s most important climate change conference, takes place this November in Glasgow.

8 November 2021

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Rural Museums Network: Decolonising Rural Collections

Panel Discussion with Q&A introducing participants to what decolonisation might mean for their organisations and working practices.

Until recently, colonial legacies have not been central to rural history, heritage, or museology but there are clear issues to address concerning land rights, extractive colonialism, and contemporary social justice. Join us to explore how reforming rural museology is critical to decolonisation.

12 November 2021

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National Lottery Heritage Fund: Helping You Apply – Grants for £3,000 – £10,000 (North)

This informal 2 hour session will explore:

How heritage can be used to transform places and change lives; what a well-planned project looks like and; how to write a strong funding application to The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

8 December 2021

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Rural Museums Network: Telling the Stories of Rural LGBTQ+ Lives

A panel of specialists discuss developing and undertaking new research to uncover and make accessible queer rural stories, with Q&A.

Our speakers for this panel session are specialists in developing and undertaking new research to uncover and make accessible queer rural stories.

10 December 2021

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Race and museums in Britain and Yorkshire today

Understand how the history of migration stories in Britain, and Yorkshire and the Humber, have influenced the ethnic make-up of Britain and our region, and how working with diverse communities through ethnically equitable practice increases your museum’s relevance, and how to do this.

This session will support you if you are seeking to understand, or advocate for, why and how your museum could apply ethnically equitable practice to broaden its relevance.

16 March 2022

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