Training and events
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.
Understanding British Portraits: From De-colonial to Anti-colonial – What’s Next for Museum Interpretation?
This free online event from Understanding British Portraits explores the possibilities of decolonial action in the interpretation of museum objects, in particular the challenges of portraiture as a genre. By sharing ideas, strategies and activism, delegates are invited to take part in a day of conversation aimed at inspiring and empowering them to action within their institutions.
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.
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?
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 […]