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Future Curators: call for papers

British Museum conference The British Museum works in collaboration with an extensive range of UK organisations to develop exhibitions, loans and skills sharing programmes to enable collections to be shared with the broadest possible audience and to create sustainable and mutually beneficial partnerships. Through these partnerships, and delivery of the HLF skills for the Future […]

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Leaders programme applications open

Museums & Resilient Leadership Programme 2015 – 2016 further to our previous post about this excellent course … see below.. Applications for the ACE funded MRL Programme are now open, as you may know.Participants in MRL 2013 – 2014 have described it as life changing and for 3 of the 14 it literally was, with […]

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events …not to be missed

Research, costume, customers We have a few training sessions up on our Eventbrite site for the Animating Worcestershire’s Museums project which we are now opening up to everyone in the region.. See the links in the right hand column and below The sessions are as follows: How to Wear and Care for Costume (25th March) […]

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MAConf in Bham: Call

Propose a session! It’s local The Museums Association (MA) is calling for session proposals for its annual conference, which takes place this year at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham on 5-6 November. Themes and topics being considered this year are: diversity and engagement; higher education and partnerships; resilience, sustainability and survival; thinking, making, feeling; […]

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Museums & Resilient Leadership Programme 2015 – 2016

 2nd Round opens  The Museums and Resilient Leadership Programme is a unique course designed to develop you as a new kind of leading museum professional. The Programme draws on a wealth of knowledge and insight about leadership in the cultural and commercial sectors. It puts this learning at your disposal to help you become a […]

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Kids in Museums workshop dates

Spring 2015 The next set of workshops by the marvellous Kids in Museums  are in London and Cardiff – not very near but worth the trip. Our workshops are great for people working in: Family Learning, Education, Visitor Services, Marketing, Interpretation, Volunteer Management, Audience Development, Youth and Community, Outreach, Public Engagement and Programming, Creative Programming, […]

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Technicians Tales … finale

The final film in our Technicians Tales series has now been released. It features Steve Smith, Museum Technician for Museums Worcestershire explaining how he cares for objects in store. It focuses in particular on integrated pest management and controlling the museum environment. You can watch all of the Technicians Tales films on our YouTube channel by […]

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Navigating the Art Market

An ArtFund /Sothebys course A short course developed by Sotheby’s Institute of Art in partnership with the Art Fund. This course has been developed for early career curators interested in gaining a practical understanding of the art market, and more experienced curators wishing to refresh their knowledge.  The course, which combines  flexible online learning with a […]

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Early Career Placement at Warwick

Museum and Heritage Learning Voluntary Placements with Heritage and Culture Warwickshire Heritage and Culture Warwickshire (HCW) have two volunteering opportunities on offer for people looking for start of career work experience.  See here for more detail  

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Digital Curation conference

10th International Digital Curation Conference “Ten years back, ten years forward: achievements, lessons and the future for digital curation” 9 – 12 February 2015,  30 Euston Square, London, http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/idcc15 *************************************************************** IDCC is 10 years old! For a decade now IDCC has brought together leaders and experts in digital curation. Please join us for the Pre-Conference Drinks […]

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AIM Museum Bursary on offer for Arts Marketing Association Retreat

Originally posted on AIM Blog for independent museums and heritage sites:
AIM and the Arts Marketing Association (AMA) are offering one AIM member a £450 grant towards attending the AMA Marketing Retreat Level 2 on 2-5 March 2015, and a year’s free membership of the AMA at the same time. The AMA is the leading…

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Copyright in museums

New seminar will address impact on museums of major copyright changes The impact of reforms to copyright exceptions introduced on 1 June and 1 October 2014 which directly affect museums will be explained at a new seminar being launched by the Collections Trust in partnership with copyright and IP specialist Naomi Korn. The seminar will […]

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Collections Management Traineeships announced

4 west mids trainees join scheme The Collections Trust and the Arts Council England have announced the list of successful applicants for the new Collections Management Traineeships Programme. The 20 successful applicants are early-career professionals working in collections-focused roles in museums across England. During the traineeships, which last 12 months, the trainees will be supported in […]

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Women’s War : history conference

Women’s History Network Midlands Region Conference Saturday, 22 November 2014, 10.30am-4.00pm  University of Worcester, St. John’s Campus, Henwick Grove, Worcester, WR2 6AJ.  EEG 087 (Urwin Lecture Theatre) For more informaiton and booking details download this Word document :WHNConf-November2014-Final The First World War: Culture and Society Conference Programme 10.30am          Registration and Coffee 11.00am          Keynote address ‘A Woman’s […]

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Foundation Course: Museum Learning

GEM- a few places left Pilot: Autumn 2014  (for more information about this course go here:      http://www.gem.org.uk/home.html ) Course director: John Reeve, IOE, University of London 13 & 14 October; 3 & 4 November; 1 & 2 December 2014 This course is intended for those in their first year or so of their museum education […]

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MA Conf subsidised places

for 1st time delegates To celebrate the Museums Association’s (MA) 125th anniversary, Arts Council England (ACE) and the MA are offering 50 subsidised places at £125 each for first-time delegates from small- to medium- sized museums at the annual conference and exhibition in Cardiff. The places, worth £460 at full price, include all sessions, receptions, […]

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The mouse that RAW’d

10years of Collection Care support How many of us must have benefited from the Collections Care programme of practical workshops, ‘Collections Health checks’ and of the amazing resource which is the ‘What’s eating your Collection’ online pest identification tool? Fresh from the Ironbridge Heritage Management MA in 2004 (I was otherwise very long in the […]

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2 MidFed dates for your diaries

Who Cares About Our Collections? will take place in the beautiful surroundings of The Cottage Museum Woodhall Spa on Wednesday 17 September. The theme for the day will be the changing role of the curator, from specialist to generalist. On Wednesday 19 November join us at Wolverhampton Art Gallery for Through the Eyes of the […]

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Young Museum Professionals Event

Monday 6th October 2014, 10.30 -3.30,  Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Stratford-upon-Avon This exciting Marches Network and Shakespeare Birthplace Trust partnership event is an opportunity to make new contacts, share experiences and develop ideas with other early career professionals. The event includes tours of Shakespeare’s Birthplace and the Trust’s stores as well as a round table discussion with […]

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Fundraising programme places

Missed our fundraising programme last year?  Want some top up reminders? The Giving to Heritage programme run by Heritage Alliance and Institute of Fundraising is massive! Here are just some of the workshops coming up relatively locally – There’re only 15 places on each session- so book as soon as you can. They are also […]

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MA conf. subsidised places

Small or medium sized museum? Would like to go to Museums Association conference (Cardiff, 9-10 October), but can’t afford it? There are a limited number of subisdised places on a first come first served basis for small and medium sized museum staff, and will cost £125 instead of £460. http://www.museumsassociation.org/news/19082014-ace-and-ma-offer-subsidised-places-to-cardiff-2014

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Retail Therapy: museum retail visits

Museum Retail Forum The series of retail workshops earlier this year highlighted the desire for an informal network of those involved with museum retail. We have in mind a mutually supportive forum where experienced staff can mix with beginners; where ideas, contacts, skills and insider tips can be grown and exchanged and maybe joint purchasing […]

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Collections go digital- conference

Monday 17 Nov,  Great North Museum, Newcastle- upon-Tyne [Update:  Delegate booking and sponsorship sales open for the Collections Trust’s Going Digital Conference. More info here  www.collectionstrust.org.uk/going-digital-conference. and for tickets going-digital-conference/delegate-booking ) A new one-day conference to help museums improve their basic use of computers and the Internet has been launched by the Collections Trust as part of its major […]

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Managing Volunteers – training day

30th September, Birmingham Whether you are a volunteer yourself or are employed to manage or co-ordinate a team of volunteers, getting to grips with the paperwork and the people skills is the same everywhere. This session is lead by two of our most experienced volunteer leaders: Richard Gough, Volunteer Co-ordinator for Ironbridge Gorge Museums Trust and […]

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Natural History Collections Seminar

Thursday 7 August 14.30–16.00 Flett Lecture Theatre, Natural History Museum, London It’s free , contact julie.reynolds@nhm.ac.uk  , collections-management-seminar-07082014-132178

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