Impact of Social Media Activism within the Museum Sector

"Impact of Social Media Activism within the Museum Sector"

  Chloe Turner is the Visitor Services Coordinator at the Museum of Brands, blogger at www.ennigaldietc.com and soon-to-be University of Leicester Museum Studies graduate. Here she talks about her research in the impact of social media activism within the museum sector. ‘Whether with words of love, hate, curiosity or indifference, the museum world is talking about social media.’  – Amelia  Read more →

How can supplementary schools and museums work together?

"How can supplementary schools and museums work together?"

In this blog post Emma Taylor, Supplementary Schools Programme Manager at the Museum of London, gives us insight into her work with supplementary schools, how museums are well placed to engage with this new audience, and the mutual benefits this brings. I have been working with supplementary schools for five years, both at the British Museum and now at the Museum  Read more →

Cultural Heritage and 3D: The Power of Virtual Things

"Cultural Heritage and 3D: The Power of Virtual Things"

Alec Ward, Museum Development Officer Digital & Communications at London Museum Development, tells us about the popular 3D digital models course as part of their Digital Futures training programme, and the potential this technology can bring. As part of London Museum Development’s Arts Council England funded training offer to London’s non-national museums, we run a programme of digital training courses. The Digital Futures  Read more →

GEM – Supporting learning and sharing for professionals under pressure

"GEM – Supporting learning and sharing for professionals under pressure"

  In this post Holly Bee, Education Officer at GEM, gives us insight into the Learning and Sharing Centre (LSC) project, and how the work being delivered will provide resilience for museums and the sector’s educators.  Museum educators are on the frontline of heritage. When a museum reaches out, makes a collection come alive or turns a visit into an adventure,  Read more →