Month: April 2024

The Saltaire Collection – Digitalisation Programme

The Saltaire Collection has created a series of online resources using their MODES collections database records. All 6,000 of its catalogued items including documents, photographs, maps, plans, newspaper cuttings, artworks, books and objects are accessible online and the team have already digitised 12% of the collection. Over the summer the team will also be adding […]

30 April 2024

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Art Fund Museum of the Year 2024 – Finalists from the Region

Two museums from the northern region have been shortlisted for the 2024 Art Fund Museum of the Year Award. Craven Museum in Skipton, North Yorkshire and the Manchester Museum have been recognised for their focus on community engagement and sustainability. The 3 other museums to be shortlisted are: Dundee Contemporary Arts (Dundee) National Portrait Gallery […]

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GEM North East – Climate and Education Workshop

Join GEM North East for a full day of learning and conversation on how to approach teaching and messaging around Climate change in your venue. 4 September 2024 – Newcastle upon Tyne Book via Eventbrite

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Survey Results – Programming for Non-School and Home Educated Children

The results of a previously circulated survey looking at programming for non-school & Home Educated children are now live. This is part of a wider project around provision for children not at school funded by Arts Council England’s Developing Your Creative Practice grant. Find the results here

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Annual Heritage Volunteering Conference – Workshop Hosts Needed

The Heritage Volunteering Group are looking for workshop hosts for their annual conference, #HeritageVolunteering24, taking place on the Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 November. They are looking for passionate speakers to lead engaging workshops that explore the role volunteering can play in transforming organisations, lives and communities. For more information, or to apply to be […]

25 April 2024

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Request for Coffee Shop Tables and Chairs and Shop Display Units

Have you any spare coffee shop tables and chairs or shop display units stored away which you would be happy to recycle to Lady Waterford Hall, Ford, Berwick upon Tweed? Lady Waterford Hall is a Victorian building looking to start serving teas/coffee and cakes, etc. and would really like to obtain tables for 4 people […]

23 April 2024

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Chief executive to leave Scarborough Museums and Galleries

The chief executive of Scarborough Museums and Galleries (SMG), Andrew Clay, is leaving to take up a new role. Andrew has been appointed as general manager of SEA LIFE Scarborough, and takes up his new position at the North Bay attraction on Monday 29 April. Trustees at SMG will be seeking a new incumbent for […]

22 April 2024

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IAASF Conference 2024

This year’s theme will discuss Developing Resilience for the Protection of Cultural Venues at Redworth Hall Hotel, County Durham on the 16th and 17th of October 2024. We welcome speakers and delegates from around the world, with the Middle East, Europe, New Zealand and Canada being on the list last year. We currently have an early bird offer Our […]

8 April 2024

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Get Your House In Order – Collections Documentation Programme

Do you know what you have, where it is and who owns it? Can you afford not to know this? Our ‘Getting Your House in Order’ programme focuses on the planning and work required for museums to get their collections documentation in order.  You can book now for our first 3 sessions, an Introduction to […]

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MEND funding success for North Museums

A total of 11 museums in the North region have been successful in receiving funding totalling over £8.5 million from the latest round of Arts Council England’s Museum Estate and Development Fund. Topping list is the Discovery Museum in Newcastle, which has received just over £3m for repair and refurbishment works. The fourth round of Mend […]

3 April 2024

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