Book Events

Seeds for Action: In Focus – Audiences, Artists and Partnerships

Seeds for Action: In Focus is is a series of thematic workshops focusing on how we can build connections to support our climate work. This session is for you if you are interested in… – engaging audiences and artists with environmental issues, – taking a collaborative approach to climate-focused work. There will be a lightening […]

20 August 2024

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Seeds for Action: Connect & Co-Work 10 September

As part of Roots & Branches, the Seeds for Action programme aims to connect Carbon Literate Certified museum people, and the organisations they represent, across England to develop and build on their carbon reduction strategies and approaches to taking climate action. This online programme, using Museum Development programme funding from Arts Council England, is a […]

10 September 2024

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Getting Your House In Order 5: Cataloguing

In this session we will introduce the Spectrum 5.1 Cataloguing procedure, used for the ongoing process of recording and managing information about collections. We will look at the requirements for the standard, policy guidance, and the suggested procedure. We will broadly consider themes from the procedure such as: selecting and associating information; capturing and storing […]

11 September 2024

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Carbon Literacy Course

Part 1: Course materials distributed: on Wednesday 4 September Part 2: Wednesday 11 September: 10:00-12:30 Part 3: Thursday 12 September: 10:00-11:45 and 13:00-14:45 Background Information Museum Development England, in partnership with Manchester Museum and The Carbon Literacy Project, has developed an online Museums’ Carbon Literacy Toolkit that will be free to access by all museums […]

11 September 2024

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Getting ready to make an Accreditation return

Priority on this workshop will be given to museums in the north of England who have been invited to submit a return between summer 2024 and March 2025, museums with provisional status, museums which last submitted a return in 2015 and have not yet received an invitation letter, and museums which are Working Towards Accreditation […]

19 September 2024

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Brew Up! Industrial Collections Network: National Emergency Services Museum, Sheffield

Brew Up! brings together people who work with industrial collections in the North of England, from mill engines to computers, from agricultural to glass; a chance to learn and share. Join us to connect with colleagues across the region, discuss issues unique to industrial collections and find key advice and insight from experienced professionals. This […]

23 September 2024 · National Emergency Services Museum

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Elevenses, Tuesday 24 September, The Neurodiverse Museum – changing the sector for and with neurodivergent people

The Neurodiverse Museum aims to effect whole sector change. With a focus on three pillars – representation of neurodivergent people within museum collections, spaces and exhibitions; access to museums for neurodivergent people; and the representation of neurodivergent people in a fit for purpose workforce – The Neurodiverse Museum has created The Principles for Museums and […]

24 September 2024

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MD North Forum: Sewerby Hall, Bridlington, Wednesday 25 Sept 2024

Our museum forums offer you “a professional day out” – a chance to catch up with your museum colleagues in the region, visit an interesting venue, get the most out of being at a site, hear some interesting case studies – and enjoy being out in a different museum with different colleagues! Forums usually start […]

25 September 2024 · Sewerby Hall, Bridlington

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Carbon Literacy Trainer Support Session

Summary: This free session is designed to support people who have already undertaken Carbon Literacy to roll out training in their museums. Who is the course aimed at? This course is for people who work in, with, or for museums in England who are interested in delivering Carbon Literacy training. We advise that, where possible, two people […]

26 September 2024

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MD North Forum: The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool, Friday 27 September 2024

Our museum forums offer you “a professional day out” – a chance to catch up with your museum colleagues in the region, visit an interesting venue, get the most out of being at a site, hear some interesting case studies – and enjoy being out in a different museum with different colleagues! Forums usually start […]

27 September 2024 · The National Museum of the Royal Navy

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