Training and events

North Yorkshire Museum Forum

What’s the Story? Stories, Inclusion, Audiences & Collections

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.

12 October 2021 · Whitby Museum

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West Yorkshire Museum Forum

What’s the Story? Stories, Inclusion, Audiences & Collections

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.

20 October 2021 · Thackray Museum of Medicine

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Elevenses – Monday 4th October

Ambition & Quality – Dive into Arts Council England’s Investment Principles 

The third in a series of sessions exploring what Arts Council England’s Investment Principles mean and how your organisation might use them to apply for funding. Arts Council staff will talk us through resources and information, and enhance your understanding of how you can align your work with their funding criteria. Plenty of opportunities for questions and discussion.

4 October 2021

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Elevenses – Wednesday 13th October

Dynamism – Dive into Arts Council England’s Investment Principles 

The last in a series of sessions exploring what Arts Council England’s Investment Principles mean and how your organisation might use them to apply for funding. Arts Council staff will talk us through resources and information, and enhance your understanding of how you can align your work with their funding criteria. Plenty of opportunities for questions and discussion.

13 October 2021

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Elevenses – Thursday 21st October

Collections Care – Emergency planning & more

Join us with Libby Finney, ACE Regional Collection Care Development Officer at the Museum of London, to refresh your thinking or ask questions about collections care, with a focus on emergency planning and salvage. The conversation will help you with thoughts on seasonal or lockdown closure, and tips for mitigating potential problems with water ingress, mould or pests.

21 October 2021

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An Introduction to Online Content Creation

This national online Museum Development workshop will provide an introduction to digital content creation for museums.

Understanding where to begin with creating content that engages your audiences can be a stumbling block. This session will ensure you get to grips with aligning your objectives with the right platforms and the right content. You’ll look at how different types of content will achieve different outcomes, you’ll gain tips on how to create content with limited resources, and you’ll look at how to measure impact.

12 October 2021

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Rural Museums Network: Representing Gypsy, Roma and Travelling Communities in Rural Museums

A panel of experts discuss the representation of Gypsy, Roma and Travelling communities in our rural histories. 

The Rural Museums Network has brought together a panel of experts who are passionate about the representation of Gypsy, Roma and Travelling communities in our rural histories. Jeremy Harte, John Henry Phillips, and Georgina Stevens will discuss how and why GRT histories have a place in our museums, as well as who we should be working with to make these stories accessible to all.

8 October 2021

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Sporting Heritage Conference

Join us online as we bring together key members from the heritage and sport sectors, share best practice case studies, provide hands on advice and guidance, and increase the confidence and knowledge of those wishing to develop sporting heritage activity.

Supported by a diverse programme of speakers, this year’s conference focuses on representation and engagement. We will explore these themes and how they impact on sporting heritage and the stories it tells. The event will also outline how to build greater support for the sector going forward, and how to support grassroots projects and collections.

20 October 2021

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