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Joint statement of intent for the heritage sector

The Black Lives Matter movement began in America after a series of killings of black people in or following police custody. The movement has resonance in the UK, not least because of our nation’s history in which racism has become entrenched. As the leading membership bodies representing the UK museums, galleries, heritage and archives we […]

Re-opening learning spaces – #MuseumHour Summary from GEM and Engage

On the 11th of May 2020 from 20:00-21:00 GMT, GEM hosted a #MuseumHour session in partnership with Engage on the topic of re-opening learning spaces. This session was hosted on the @MuseumHour Twitter account and is searchable with the following hashtags: #MuseumHour #MuseumReopening and on the @gem_heritage and @engagevisualart accounts. A summary of the conversation is below. […]

@Muse5aday Education Skills Share

On Thursday, 7 May from 13:00-15:00 we invited avid health and wellbeing advocate Kay Topping of @Muse5aday to take over the GEM Twitter account for an Education Skills Share. Read about her experience in this reflective blog.

GEM East & SHARE Museums East, Education Skills Sharing Session

Join us on 28 May #EdSkillsShare to celebrate the launch of SHARE’s updated Evaluation Toolkit for Museums. Published last week to rave reviews, we will use the toolkit as a base for this session on Evaluation. Bring your comments and questions to the discussion hosted by Kathy Moore from SHARE Museums East joined by GEM […]

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