Training and events

East Riding and Northern Lincolnshire Museum Forum

Welcoming (Back) Visitors

MDY Museum Forums are a chance to connect with colleagues from your region, share your experiences and and discuss the issues that are important to you. 

28 June 2021 · Normanby Hall

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North Yorkshire Museum Forum

Looking Locally – Audiences and Marketing

MDY Museum Forums are a chance to connect with colleagues from your region, share your experiences and and discuss the issues that are important to you.

9 June 2021

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West Yorkshire Museum Forum

Consulting Audiences to Develop your Museum

MDY Museum Forums are a chance to connect with colleagues from your region, share your experiences and and discuss the issues that are important to you.

24 June 2021 · Skipton Town Hall

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Museums, Communities and Programming in the Earth Crisis

This session, led by Bridget McKenzie and Victoria Burns from Climate Museum UK, will explore how museums can respond as museums to the climate and ecological crisis – using collections, programming, and work with audiences, to enable people to gain awareness, reflect and take action.

We will explore how the social role of museums can support people and communities as they grapple with this global threat.

10 June 2021

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Delivering Schools Learning Online

The potential for museums to deliver elements of their programme online has become clear as a result of the pandemic. This will be a very practical session to support you if you are thinking about incorporating online schools learning into your programme.

25 June 2021

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Elevenses – 8 June

Capital Development

Are you thinking of improving your museum? Fixing the roof? Building an extension? Moving to a new site? Developing a new gallery or a whole new museum or store? Now or in 5 years’ time. We have a fantastic array of guests – Heather Lane from Museum of North Craven Life who have spent lockdown on important infrastructure repairs, Danielle Daglan from Craven Museum and Skipton Town Hall which has had a major restoration project creating a cultural hub for the Craven district, and Nat Edwards from the Thackray Museum of Medicine which has just reopened following a major redevelopment of the museum. 

8 June 2021

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Elevenses – 14th June

MEND Funding

Join us for Elevenses where we’ll be talking about Arts Council England’s new Museum Estate and Development (MEND) Fund. We’ll be joined by Katharine Boardman, ACE’s Relationships Manager for museums, to find out more.

14 June 2021

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Elevenses – 23rd June

Inclusive Recruitment and CPD

We’ll be joined by Tamsin Russell, Workforce Development Officer at the Museums Association, to discuss inclusive recruitment practices.

23 June 2021

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