Training and events

Clore Leadership: Emerging Futures Workshops

This series of satellite workshops, accompanying the Emerging Futures conference, are a chance to hear from leaders, trailblazers and activists, make connections with others and exchange ideas on what leadership is and will be for the Creative sector. These workshops are for early-career change-makers working independently or within organisations in the Arts, Culture & Creative Industries across […]

6 October 2020

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Rural Museums Network Conference: Cultivating Change in Rural Collections

Since 2020 is all about change, the Rural Museums Network is taking the bull by the horns this October, delivering an online Conference for people who work with rural life collections that delves into some of our greatest concerns and looks for practical solutions and support. Join us for tea break sessions between 8-23 October […]

8 October 2020

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North Yorkshire Museums Forum

Our theme is Developing Digital Capability This meeting will be an opportunity to: Understand how to plan a collections digitisation project Discuss how and why to develop your digital delivery Hear updates from MDY on ways we can help you Catch up with your colleagues in the region We will meet via MS Teams. An event […]

6 October 2020

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West Yorkshire Museums Forum

Our theme is Being Innovative   We’ve all had to be innovative this year, but what about those who’ve had innovation training? This will be an opportunity to: Understand the theory of “being innovative” Learn how to practice innovative thinking yourself and enable it in your team Learn from museums who have been implementing innovation training […]

21 October 2020

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TEG Addressing Sustainability Seminar

This Touring Exhibitions Group seminar will explore the role that museums and galleries are playing in the climate change debate through their exhibitions and wider programming, as well as the implications that engaging in this debate has on the way museums operate their temporary and touring exhibition programmes.

21 October 2020 · People's History Museum

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Elevenses – Thursday 1st October

Join us for our new and improved Elevenses on Thursday 1st October 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 will have a focus on Diversity and Inclusion: Making Change Happen. Charlotte Hall, from the Peace Museum […]

1 October 2020

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Elevenses – Thursday 8th October

Join us for our new and improved Elevenses on Thursday 8th October 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. Our focus will be Learning Lessons. Kate Fellows, from Leeds Museums & Galleries, joins Liz Denton to explore […]

8 October 2020

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Elevenses – Monday 19th October

Join us for our new and improved Elevenses on Monday 19th October 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 will have a focus on Collections Care: Lockdown and Beyond. Libby Finney, ACE Regional Collection Care Development […]

19 October 2020

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Elevenses – Monday 12th October

Join us for our new and improved Elevenses on Monday 12th October 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. Our focus will be DIY Digital. Gill Greaves, from Arts Council England, and Abi Colling and Chris Streek from […]

12 October 2020

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YFED: Introduction to Decolonialising Collections

This webinar will introduce participants to an important but often mis-understood concept in the museum sector: decolonization. The creation of displays and development of narratives are not neutral actions, and the museum itself has a long history of colonial action. Using examples from museums in Yorkshire, this workshop will address ways in which museum staff […]

13 October 2020

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