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.
Our community is a close and active network of people who want to spread joy, understanding and opportunities through engagement with heritage. Through GEM they keep their practice up to the highest standards, discover new approaches, cultivate partnerships and fuel each other’s incredible energy.
If you believe in enrichment, enlightenment and empowerment through museums and heritage learning then GEM is for you!
GEM Freelance Offer
Freelancers are an essential part of the museums and heritage education fabric. In these unprecedented times, we understand that many freelancers are experiencing hardship and need the support of a strong membership organisation more than ever.
That is why GEM is offering a free year-long membership and a complimentary supplier listing for freelance museum and heritage education professionals new to GEM. All current GEM members that are freelancers will receive a complimentary supplier listing.
To take advantage of this offer please do the following:
- Fill out the GEM Membership form (if not a current member)
- Give us your supplier listing details here (current and new freelance members)
- Send back completed form to email@example.com and cite the promo code “GEMFREELANCE20” to begin claiming member benefits right away like the newly released Journal of Education in Museums and Case Studies. There are a number of digital ways to showcase your skills, make new contacts, engage in strong sector networks and continue your professional development with GEM.
This offer is only available until 1 June 2020, so be sure to sign up today!
Individual members receive one digital copy of the GEM Case Studies and one hard copy of the Journal, the monthly eNews by email, a discount on training day conference fees, and back copies of publications free of postage and packing charges. They are entitled to vote at general meetings. Individual membership is not transferable.
Institutional members receive two copies of all printed publications. Up to four members of staff may receive the monthly eNews and the same discounts as an individual member. Only the named representative (whose name can be easily changed) is entitled to vote at general meetings.
|Personal||UK £59||Non-UK £59|
|Institutional||UK £118||Non-UK £118|
|Concessionary rate||UK £39||Non-UK £39|
|The concessionary rate is available to individuals who are unwaged or students.|
|Supporter||UK £43||Non-UK £43|
|GEM Supporters receive news about GEM’s activities and a copy of all GEM’s publications. They are non-voting members who do not receive discounts on training events or conference fees. Their subscriptions can be gift-aided.|
Please send a completed application form to:
The Joiners Shop, The Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TZ
Tel: 01634 816280 firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment for membership can only be accepted by cheque made payable in pounds sterling, BACS or credit/debit cards.