LMG 2014 | Message from LMG Chair

"LMG 2014 | Message from LMG Chair"

The ever wonderful LMG committee came to me late last year and expressed their concerns that our website wasn’t working as well for members as it should so we are making some improvements. Please bear with us until March, when the improved site should be up and running.  We’ve also experienced some problems emailing members and sending out newsletters, so  Read more →

Object in Focus | Free short-term loans

"Object in Focus | Free short-term loans"

Object in Focus: Free short-term loans from the Horniman Museum & Gardens Object in Focus is a three year project funded by Arts Council England to proactively loan objects out to museums and non-museum venues. Our aim is to increase access to stored collections, promote Smarter Loans and forge links with other museums and cultural organisations. The free offer includes  Read more →

Museums: therapeutic and emotional?

"Museums: therapeutic and emotional?"

By Nicky Boyd The sector gets together The programme for the Museums Association (MA) 2013 conference in Liverpool was certainly refreshing. Over two days delegates were invited to explore the themes of the ‘Therapeutic Museum’ and the ‘Emotional Museum.’  This interesting focus obviously tied in to the Museum Associations new vision for the increased social impact of museums: Museums Change  Read more →