Training and events

Celebrating Museums in Yorkshire and the Humber 2019

This event is a day conference to celebrate and reflect on the projects delivered by Yorkshire’s museums through Arts Council funding. It is a partnership between Arts Council England and Museum Development Yorkshire and is supported by York Museums Trust. We are delighted that Kate Bellamy, Director, Museums at Arts Council England will be joining […]

23 September 2019 · Hospitium, Museum Gardens, York

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Museums Association Annual Conference and Exhibition

The Museums Association Conference & Exhibition is the largest event of its kind in Europe for museums and heritage professionals.  Over 1,500 senior staff discuss the latest issues, discover new practice and meet the world’s leading suppliers and consultants. The theme of Brighton 2019 is Sustainable and Ethical Museums in a Globalised World. The conference […]

3 October 2019

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Numismatic Documentation and Photography Training Day

This free event is being run by Andrew Woods from York Museums Trust and is open to anyone working or volunteering with numismatic collections in museums in Yorkshire and beyond.  A limited number of Arts Council England travel bursaries are available to support those within England who are otherwise unable to attend and will be […]

4 October 2019 · Yorkshire Museum

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Tactile Access to Collections Workshop

The TEG Tactile Access to Collections: Maximising and Managing Public Object Handling Opportunities workshop combines practical and theoretical activities to help you develop opportunities for the delivery of tactile access to your collections. The workshop is suitable for curatorial and learning staff who are interested to create/develop opportunities and an infrastructure for the public to handle objects […]

9 October 2019

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West Yorkshire, Harrogate and Craven Museums Forum

Museum Development Yorkshire are hosting the next West Yorkshire, Harrogate and Craven Museums Forum on the 16th October 2019. We will kindly be hosted by Wakefield One. Our Theme will be: Making It Work For Everyone: Volunteer Management and Development This will be an opportunity to: Review your volunteer management practices Reflect on how to […]

16 October 2019 · Wakefield One

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South Yorkshire Museums Forum

Museum Development Yorkshire are hosting the next South Yorkshire Museums Forum on the 21st October 2019. We will kindly be hosted by Experience Barnsley. Our theme will be: Attracting Visitors: Knowing and Developing your Audiences This will be an opportunity to: Increase your understanding of what audience research can do for your museum Understand some […]

21 October 2019 · Learning Lab at Experience Barnsley Museum

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Creative Collaborations – Working with Artists

Creative Collaborations – Working with Artists Following on from our conference, we offer a practical tips session on working with Artists. This will include where to meet them, how to develop projects, where you can get funding, contracts and agreements, and marketing the finished product. You will hear from museums and heritage venues  who have […]

28 October 2019

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North Yorkshire Museums Forum

Museum Development Yorkshire are hosting the next North Yorkshire Museums Forum on the 11th November 2019. We will kindly be hosted by North Yorkshire Moors Heritage Railway. Our theme will be: Making It Work For Everyone: Volunteer Management and Development This will be an opportunity to: Review your volunteer management practices Reflect on how to […]

11 November 2019 · North Yorkshire Moors Heritage Railway, Pickering

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In it Together: Heritage and Community Engagement

Community projects are a rich way of understanding shared heritage. Exploring ways of working together with community groups can be a meaningful way to develop an understanding of diverse histories and build partnerships to help explore our heritage in different ways. This day will feature training on developing community engagement projects. With input from the […]

25 November 2019 · West Yorkshire History Centre

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Respect and Protect: Fulfilling the Obligation to Safeguard Cultural Property in the Military Context

Society of Antiquaries / Historic England day conference, with support from the UK Blue Shield Committee and Newcastle University Organised by Dr Clive Cheesman FSA (College of Arms) & Dr Helen Forde FSA Awareness of the harm that armed conflict does to the world’s cultural heritage has probably never been higher. Events in the former […]

29 November 2019

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