These practical resources are designed for use by museum and heritage education practitioners working with a wide range of audiences.

Museums and Heritage Student Volunteering Toolkit

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 […]

#MuseumHour on Reopening Museums

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 […]

That Feels Like Home Podcast

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.

Kids in Museums: Creating digital content for children and families

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: How can museums support young people’s employment and employability skills?

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 […]

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