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More details announced for the National AIM Conference 2014

Originally posted on AIM Blog for independent museums and heritage sites:
We are delighted to announce a fantastic line-up of speakers for AIM Conference 2014 – Upcycle Your Museum: make more of what you’ve got. This year’s conference will include presentations from leading independent museums including Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Beamish, Black Country Living Museum, The…

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Become a Mentor

More Museum Mentors are needed Want to support others while spreading your professional wings?   See the info below and please complete this short survey from our MDO Colleague Rachel who is helping to raise the profile https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/QD27XCM  Becoming a Museum Mentor provides an opportunity to broaden your scope of activity within the museum sector, away […]

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Accreditation support

New support for Accreditation across the Midlands We are really pleased to announce that for 2014/2015 Accreditation support for the region will again be delivered by Fiona Mitchell-Innes, who has been delivering Accreditation support in the SW and London, as well as the West Midlands for the past 3 years. Fiona is thrilled to now be supporting […]

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Free online webinars- Collections Management

Four new Collections Trust webinars  Audio recordings of four webinars developed by Collections Trust, with funding and support from Arts Council England, are now available as a new online training resource on Collections Link. The webinars feature presentations on key subjects delivered by expert speakers, which have been synchronised with their PowerPoint presentations. Each webinar lasts an hour, […]

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exchange knowledge with the BM

Partner the BM  (closing date 25th April)    details here: Knowledge exchange programme info 2014 The British Museum is looking for new partners for the 2014 Knowledge Exchange programme.  We are keen to build on our current relationships as well as forging new effective partnerships with museums as well as Arts and heritage organisations who we […]

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Making Boxes for Museum Objects –

a really useful document from our colleagues in the South East Do you have that one awkward object which will just not fit into a standard box? Then follow this step by step guide to making a bespoke box for objects of all shapes and sizes. With big thanks to the staff and volunteers at Arundel Museum for supplying […]

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Blog , Natter, Cake .. today #muse

Any museum blogger, newbie or old hand, is welcome to today’s informal surgery  and general get together in The Herbert’s cafe, from 3.30 to closing time. This is a mutual support and advice session for any museum and heritage folk involved – or wanting to be involved – with social media and particularly blogging. Just […]

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Museum Ethics workshop – places

Black Country Museums Partnership Curatorial Traineeships training day has 2 places for other people Training Day Two, Exploring Museum Ethics takes place at The New Art Gallery Walsall  on Wednesday 5th March 2014  Ideal for those in the early part of their career – please note west midlands based people are a priority. please contact Rachel Lambert-Jones directly rachel.lambert-jones@wolverhampton.gov.uk […]

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A spring half dozen..

…events for your diary. A reminder of some that are coming up in March + Blue type indicates Marches Network events. Don’t forget the Entrepreneurial Museum events here  and the Engaging Reluctant Learners on 28th March here  and always check the Marches Network event site here. Museums Association also has a useful compendium here    1. […]

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HLF Collecting Cultures Meeting

11am – 2pm, 6th Feb 2014,The Participation Space, Derby QUAD This FREE meeting is open to all. It will introduce the Collecting Cultures initiative and provide further information on applying. The meeting will be followed by lunch, giving an informal chance to discuss your ideas with colleagues. Refreshments will be served at 10.30 for an 11am start. […]

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Culture, Heritage,Outdoors:Engaging reluctant learners

A free event bringing together both teachers and cultural professionals for a day of best practice sharing and advocacy. March 28th in Stratford http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/engaging-reluctant-learners-using-culture-heritage-and-the-outdoors-tickets-4990745454 As part of Arts Connect West Midlands “Connect & Support” programmes the day seeks to answer the question of how the arts, heritage, cultural and outdoors sector can work together with schools […]

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Heritage Qualification Opportunity

EMMS are promoting a new qualification a Professional Certificate in Heritage and Tourism , geared to  front of house and education support workers Here is an extract . for more information click here: EMMS This fantastic opportunity may be of interest to your Front of House staff, Education Assistants and volunteers. The course begins on 7th January 2014 […]

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Moving on up: successful museum careers

Moving on up: The secrets of a successful museum career will take place at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester. [6th Feb 2014, £75... contact Museums Association events } Aimed at museum professionals in the first five years of their career, the event aims to empower and inspire a radical workforce who challenge […]

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Curating Art after New Media – CPD Course

Organised by University of Sunderland but taking place in London 9-15th feb This intensive week-long course in London is aimed at curators, exhibition organisers, educators and others working with contemporary art. The course will critically examine how contemporary curating can best match contemporary art practices, including practices that might be collaborative, or participatory. Since new […]

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“Blog, Madam?” “Why don’t mind if I do..”

#MUSE 2 , 29th Jan, 1pm-4pm …Coventry Not just musing on museums, but doing and learning from each other  A series of short sessions for museum people; social media skills are often what we share … but there’s more too … including cake. #Muse2 is focussed on blogging - What’s it for? Does it do any […]

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Money, Medals – west mids training day

Still time to book your place on The Money and Medals Network,West Midlands Training Day, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Monday 11th November 2013 to book contact HFlynn@britishmuseum.org, (0)207 323 8255 All events will be held in the AV Room at BMAG 10.00 ARRIVAL, tea/coffee 10.30Best Practice in Storage of Numismatic Material     Henry Flynn, Project Curator: Museums, Money […]

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Putting historic machinery to work

Did you manage to get a place on the recent Monument Fellowship  ‘working machinery’ event at Thinktank on 17th Oct? By all accounts it was full, animated and full of great info., speakers and ideas for future support for non specialist curators. Couldn’t make it? Don’t despair here are some great notes and access to […]

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Spare places -Weds 30th

All well managed organisations need to review their governance arrangements regularly so why not take advantage of a some free consultancy and a workshopped review session. Two places have become unexpectedly free on the 30th October event in Birmingham with Hilary McGowan and lawyer Rosie Parr. See here for more information and for booking. the […]

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