Training and events

Creativity and Wellbeing Week 2020

We are re-imagining Creativity & Wellbeing Week but keeping its core identity as a festival celebrating the groundbreaking work happening around the country bringing together culture, creativity, health and wellbeing. Our theme remains Positive Futures.

18 May 2020

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Rescheduled: Volunteers and Legal Compliance Webinar

We are looking forward to welcoming you to our rescheduled virtual Volunteers and Legal Compliance Webinar via Zoom on 15th May at 11am-12pm. The session will be facilitated by Naomi Korn, Managing Director, Naomi Korn Associates. If you have any questions before the session or have trouble logging into the session next week, please contact […]

15 May 2020

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Disposals – Livestream Q&A with Collections Trust

In association with the Social History Curators Group, this live panel event will discuss rationalisation within a social history context and answer your questions about disposals.

15 May 2020

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Object Labelling and Marking with Collections Trust

This workshop will introduce the basic principles of object labelling and marking, including materials and techniques used for different types of objects. Use the form on the link below to register your interest in participating, before 16:00 on Friday 15 May. Priority for this session will be given to staff and volunteers at Accredited museums, […]

21 May 2020

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Museums and Heritage Show Online

Following its postponement, the Museums + Heritage Show will make much of its programme accessible online in the coming weeks to ensure the sector’s largest free event is still able to connect people and ideas from across the sector. The Show’s content will begin to be streamed or uploaded from the 13th and 14th May, […]

13 May 2020

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Elevenses – Monday 4th May

Join Michael and Liz for Elevenses on Monday 4th May at 11am, to catch up with the MDY team and colleagues from other museums. You will have to bring your own drink and (quiet!) snack. This will be an informal get together, to share experiences and thinking, and enjoy some different company! There’s no agenda, […]

4 May 2020

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Industrial Heritage Brew Up!

Yorkshire Industrial Collections Network – Brew up In these challenging times it is important that we have a chance to keep in touch to share issues impacting on our sector and to support one another. After the success of the first Brew Up we will be meeting again on Skype for Business at 15:00 on […]

20 May 2020

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Elevenses – Thursday 7th May

Join Liz and Jo for Elevenses on Thursday 7th May at 11am, to catch up with the MDY team and colleagues from other museums. You will have to bring your own drink and (quiet!) snack. We are going to focus on the topic of Users and their Experiences, but we won’t have an agenda. This […]

7 May 2020

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Audience Research and Covid-19: Opportunity or obstacle?

This webinar, hosted by Ecsite, will help organisations develop a strategic and socially responsible approach to audience research during this pandemic. Understanding our audiences has never been more important. As our organisations adjust to a new reality, we need audience research to help us develop new models of engaging the public remotely; predict visitor numbers […]

20 May 2020

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Elevenses – Monday 11th May

Join Alan and Dieter for Elevenses on Monday 11th May at 11am, to catch up with the MDY team and colleagues from other museums. You will have to bring your own drink and (quiet!) snack. We are going to focus on the topic of Managing Collections, but we won’t have an agenda. This will be […]

11 May 2020

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