GEM champions excellence in heritage learning to improve the education, health and wellbeing of the general public

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GEM is for everyone interested in learning through museums and heritage.

We champion excellence in museums and heritage learning, believing that cultural organisations and the learning opportunities that they provide, can contribute to and enhance the welfare of the individual and society.

We at GEM are continually inspired by our members’ creativity, passion and hard work. Whether you’d like to keep up to date with the latest sector news, develop new skills, or find a new job, GEM is here to help. Find out more about how GEM can help you.

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GEM Publications

GEM members receive access to the annual Journal of Museum Education and early access to the semi-annual Case Studies. Find out more about GEM publications, how to contribute, and where to read today!

COVID-19 Guidance for Educators

We recognise that those working the museum and heritage learning sector are facing a very uncertain time with the coronavirus outbreak.

GEM has pulled together the following guidance from health professionals, the UK govenerment as well as educators and arts and culture organisations for the benefit of those working in education.

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Area Reps

Area groups are volunteer teams of heritage learning professionals which coordinate local GEM networks and activities.

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GEM membership is open to anyone interested in learning through museums and heritage and is available to both individuals and institutions. This includes museums, galleries, country houses, heritage sites, urban and countryside interpretative centres, science centres, schools and universities.

Whether you’d like to keep up-to-date with the latest sector news, develop new skills, or find a new job, GEM are here to help.

Join GEM today

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