Some thoughts on Jack The Ripper, and the definition of a museum

"Some thoughts on Jack The Ripper, and the definition of a museum"

  Joe Sullivan is a heritage education professional working for The Grant Museum of Zoology and Brooklands Museum and has several years’ experience leading Jack the Ripper walking tours.  He reviews the recently opened Jack The Ripper museum and questions the core nature of a museum Note: this is a personal view on the Ripper Museum and discussion surrounding it, and does  Read more →

I ♥ Museums

"I ♥ Museums"

Katie Childs, Policy and Projects Manager, National Museum Directors’ Council is passionate about museums and explains why it is vital to get behind the new I ♥ Museums campaign. You may have noticed little lime green and blue I ♥ Museums logos appearing on Twitter. The National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) – with the support of all of the other  Read more →

More with Less

"More with Less"

A Word from the Chair – Judy Willcocks, Chair of the LMG,  shares her experiences of the changes to her role as Head of Museum & Study Collection at Central St Martins in this financially squeezed time for museums. As resources become ever more scarce and institutions try to do more with less I’m sure every museum professional in the country has  Read more →

Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare

The Power of Partnership

"The Power of Partnership"

Pippa Joiner from Orleans House Gallery shares her thoughts on how building partnerships and thinking strategically about volunteering can enable Museums to become more resilient. In 2014-15 Orleans House Gallery led the Partnership for Excellence West London: Volunteering project with 11 partner museums. The project was funded through the Arts Council England’s Renaissance Strategic support  fund. Building a partnership Most  Read more →