Month: June 2024

Refrigerated Food Servery Units on offer from Harewood House

Two refrigerated food servery units in good working condition are offered for recycling from Harewood House, Leeds, LS17 9LG. The units are DRWL4 Synergy drop in refrigerated blown air well with housing.  More details can be found here.  Please see the attached sketch for sizes. They are in good working order and available immediately by […]

30 June 2024

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Museocycle – Success Story

Museocycle is our museum-focused recycling scheme which encourages Northern museums to give away unwanted items to avoid material going to landfill. A recent success story comes from Pannett Art Gallery, who re-homed a table offered on Museocycle by East Riding Museums. Pannett Art Gallery did not have the budget to buy a table and were […]

19 June 2024

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Museums with Gold Collections – Updated Security Advice

Security review for museums with gold collections With recent reports of increased break-ins at museums across England who have collections of gold items, Valentina Sabucco, Security and Protection Advice Manager for Arts Council England has some advice to share: “With the steady increase of gold prices since October 2023, golden items may continue to attract […]

18 June 2024

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Archives and Records Association – Consultant Brief

ARA is the lead professional body for archivists, archive conservators and records managers in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The ARA aims to support its membership through training, continuous professional development, identification of employment opportunities, professional help and advice, and by providing a community to which the membership can belong and from which they draw […]

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GEM – Volunteer Treasurer

The Group for Education in Museums (GEM) is seeking an experienced and committed Volunteer Treasurer and Board member to join at this exciting time in GEM’s history. GEM is looking for someone with financial qualifications and expertise in financial matters, particularly in relation to non-profit or charitable organisations. Closing date – 31 July Find more […]

10 June 2024

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GEM – Trustee

GEM is looking for new Trustees to join the Board. They are looking for four enthusiastic and committed individuals who are willing to offer their skills and time to support GEM at this exciting time. They are particularly interested in Trustees with expertise in the following areas: Digital Commercial Membership Fundraising Museum learning practice Closing […]

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Cliffe Castle Museum: The Human Effect – A Different Approach to Climate Change

‘The Human Effect’ is a new display at Cliffe Castle Museum in Keighley, West Yorkshire, using natural history and art collections to take an empowering approach to climate change. Cliffe Castle is one of the four sites run by Bradford District Museums and Galleries. Previously home to a family of wealthy textile industrialists, the museum […]

5 June 2024

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