These practical resources are designed for use by museum and heritage education practitioners working with a wide range of audiences.
The National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing has launched a free online course: Museums as Spaces for Wellbeing, funded by Arts Council England and Wellcome. This course is aimed at providing advice, tools and guidance on the steps to take in order to develop, deliver and evaluate health and wellbeing work within a museum, heritage or cultural organisation.
Collections Trust helps museums capture and share the information that gives their objects meaning. Their standards and advice are used around the world to make museum collections accessible. Collections Trust is based in the UK but works internationally. They help shape the documentation standards used in many countries, always in step with wider information management […]
The aim of the Building and Learning Legacy (BaLL) project was to provide practical support to museums and galleries throughout Wales by developing high quality learning and access programmes, in particular for smaller, less well resourced organisations and those without dedicated learning and access staff.
The Learning Away website is packed with resources, case studies and advocacy materials to support the provision and uptake of "brilliant residentials" – high-quality residential experiences for children and young people in a range of settings, including museums and other cultural venues.
This literature review from Kids in Museums identifies and explores the complex mix of hurdles, or barriers, to participation in museums and galleries by children, young people and their families. It also makes a set of recommended actions to begin tackling these issues.
Circuit was a national four year (2013-17) programme led by Tate. In the project’s own words "Circuit set out to create better access to the arts for 15-25 year olds. It was built on Tate’s long-term work with young people, and aimed to reach those who might not usually connect with galleries."