Tagged with Museums

First Young Artist-in-Residence announced at the Swindon Museum and Art Gallery

Seventeen-year-old New College student James Keel is the inaugural Young Artist-in-Residence at Swindon Museum and Art Gallery.  The gallery, on Bath Road in Old Town, has launched a Young Artist-in-Residence programme to promote emerging creative talent in Swindon, and James is the first in the gallery’s 79 year history. The Young Artist-in-Residence programme will celebrate … Continue reading

Resource: Museum Next’s 19-step plan

Museum Next has produced a 19-step covid-19 plan to support museum professionals working on contingency plans, covering everything from realism to audiences. Editor’s note: See also blog: Resource: Coronavirus COVID-19 – sources of advice and information for the arts sector; other information for the arts sector during the COVID-19 outbreak in this blogsite’s COVID-19 pages. … Continue reading

Survey: Salisbury Museum – teacher survey

The Salisbury Museum has recently engaged heritage specialists Tricolor Associates to carry out an audience consultation, as part of building the case for National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) project funding. The consultants need the views of local teachers about how The Salisbury Museum could develop its educational offer, to ensure that it reflects the needs … Continue reading

Networking: GEM Education Skills Sharing Sessions

Group for Education in Museums (GEM)  are featuring Education Skills Sharing Sessions from museums and heritage education sectors on Twitter. These twice-weekly digital discussions on Twitter aim to connect education departments at museums and heritage sites across the globe with the GEM audience in a Q&A style format. Every Tuesday and Thursday from 15:00-17:00 GMT … Continue reading