These practical resources are designed for use by museum and heritage education practitioners working with a wide range of audiences.
This toolkit, created by Kingston University Museum & Gallery Studies MA student Holly Bastable, provides guidance and advice on developing skills, professional experience and career opportunities through volunteering. Highlights include an introduction to volunteering, striking a balance with your studies, types of volunteering opportunities within museums, galleries and heritage sites, and advice from sector professionals […]
Take a look at this summary of the 3rd May 2021 #MuseumHour Twitter discussion hosted by Dan Johnson for helpful inspiration, advice and affirmation regarding reopening museums in Spring 2021, with an emphasis on reopening for learning. Follow @MuseumHour on Twitter to participate in future monthly discussions themed around key sector concerns. To view the […]
Fair Museum Jobs Summit #FMJSummit was presented by Fair Museum Jobs and GEM in November 2020 with support from Art Fund. There were many exciting webinars on topics relating to navigating careers in the museums and heritage sector. Recap those sessions on the Fair Museum Jobs YouTube channel now! Check out these learning-centric sessions: “What’s […]
That Feels Like Home uses MoDA's collections to build new stories that connect museum objects to contemporary topical issues. The podcast brings together academics, students, creative practitioners and researchers who engage with the museum's collections in different ways.
The toolkit, created by Wessex Archaeology, includes an animated video guide and a downloadable information leaflet. It is designed to enable cultural and heritage organisations to create and deliver their own digital heritage wellbeing projects and is available to explore and download for free.
Read these top tips from Kids in Museums on how your organisation can become more accessible and welcoming to special needs families, created in partnership with Sam Bowen, Special Needs Mum and Museum Development Officer.
According to The Audience Agency’s Digital Audience Survey, 64% of respondents say that they are viewing more arts and cultural content online during this period. And this is not just existing audiences: 40% of high frequency website visitors to museums have never physically attended the organisations. While COVID-19 is prevalent, it is likely that families […]
Kids in Museums wants to see the museum workforce becoming more diverse by creating routes for young people from all backgrounds to work in museums. Although there may not be many opportunities for young people to enter the museum workforce at the moment, museums can still play a central role in helping them develop transferable […]
During the pandemic Kids in Museums helped 11 different museums create family friendly activities. Read the case studies in this resource! Including: Coventry Transport Museum PK Porthcurno Rugby Museum and Art Gallery Amberley Museum Compton Verney National Museum of the Royal Navy Collective (Edinburgh) Poole Museum Wrexham County Borough Museum and Archive Manchester Museum and […]