Training and events

YFED: Museum Accessibility – Beyond Lifts and Braille Guides

This webinar will introduce participants to the concept of accessibility as something more than physical adaptations to buildings. Using examples from the JORVIK Group’s museums, we will discuss barriers disabled people may face in heritage and what heritage professionals can do to remove these barriers. With a focus on simple, inexpensive solutions, participants will be […]

15 December 2020

Read more ›

Elevenses – Thursday 3rd December

Diversity and Inclusion: Diverse histories in natural history collections

Miranda Lowe, trustee of York Museums Trust, and Principal Curator & Museum Scientist at The Natural History Museum, joins us to talk about her work on identifying and sharing diverse stories in natural history collections. A chance to ask questions and discuss how you could move diversity and inclusion forwards at your museum.

3 December 2020

Read more ›

Elevenses – Thursday 10th December

Learning Lessons: Bridging the Digital Divide

Laura Travis, from Museums Sheffield, and Sarah Hammond from East Riding Museums, join us to talk about their non-digital learning offer while the world was shifting online, and on-going alternatives to digital delivery. How can we bridge the digital divide for people in need of support?

10 December 2020

Read more ›

The Heritage Alliance: Ways Out of Crisis webinar series

The first series of webinars from the Rebuilding Heritage programme are now open for booking. The webinars respond to the theme ‘Ways Out of Crisis’ and will provide advice and tips for organisations on the most effective ways to approach leadership, business planning, and communications and marketing in challenging and uncertain times.

11 November 2020

Read more ›

Elevenses – Thursday 17th December

Christmas Special

Wow, we made it through 2020 (online!) So let’s be together apart once again, and celebrate with some Christmas museum fun and games.

MDY’s very special Christmas Elevenses will include…

17 December 2020

Read more ›