Training and events
Check your responsibilities to employees as we resume on-site working, and explore ideas for supporting people as they adjust to re-entry.
Re-Opening Special – Operations & Estates
Join us for an extended Elevenses Special with Ben Melham, our trainer from last summer’s first re-opening. There’ll be a focused update from Ben on new rules and up-to-date good practice, plus lots of opportunity to ask questions and join in discussion, including breakouts. This session will focus on operations and estates issues.
Collections Care – Spring Housekeeping
Hear from colleagues with extensive experience of a spring re-opening, as we are joined by colleagues from Brontë Parsonage, Harewood House and Burton Constable Hall. What is their approach to spring housekeeping routines and a seasonal re-opening? Talk to the experts and think about your own needs for a Spring clean.
Gain the knowledge and skills to support your museum’s progress towards becoming a net zero carbon organisation by becoming Carbon Literate.
The training session will cover:
The science behind climate change
What it means to be net zero carbon
How we can achieve net zero as individuals, in our sector, and in society
Covid Recovery – What Next?
We will be joined by Paul Jarman, Assistant Director of Beamish Museum. Paul will be speaking on Beamish: Collections Lockdown challenges and opportunities.
Check your responsibilities and best practice for supporting volunteers as we resume on-site working, and support people adjusting to re-entry.
Understand a process for engaging your trustees, staff and volunteers with an organisational re-set after this period of disruption. Everyone’s experience of the pandemic period has been slightly different, and their engagement with your organisation during this time will also have differed greatly.
Re-Opening Special – Visitors & Visitor Services
Join us for an extended Elevenses Special with Ben Melham, our trainer from last summer’s first re-opening. There’ll be a focused update from Ben on new rules and up-to-date good practice, plus lots of opportunity to ask questions and join in discussion, including breakouts. This session will focus on issues for visitors and visitor services.
Springwatch Special – Museum Insect Pests
Find out more about the less welcome springtime visitors to our museums – insect pests! Our guest, Helena Jaeschke, Conservation Development Officer from South West Museum Development, will share expert knowledge about managing your insect pests and answer your questions on what to watch out for and tackling problems.