Emma Winch and Alex Brown, from Hackney Museum, give us an insight into the development of their Antiuniversity Now Project, exploring alternative education through new ways of sharing knowledge and collaborative learning. The idea behind the Antiuniversity Now project is simple. We invite people to teach and learn any subject, in any form, anywhere. A small team of four organisers, with a range  Read more →

Steps Towards Inclusivity in Museums

"Steps Towards Inclusivity in Museums"

In the first of our Editor’s blogs, Joe Sullivan discusses his thoughts on inclusivity in museum storytelling. I recently started a post at the RAF Museum, as Heritage Outreach Officer. There’s some interesting development going on at the moment, and it’s great to be a part of it. For me personally, I find it exciting that the museum is trying  Read more →

Jack The Ripper Museum: The Response

"Jack The Ripper Museum: The Response"

Joe Sullivan is a heritage education professional and has several years’ experience leading Jack the Ripper walking tours. He here follows up his review of the controversial Jack The Ripper museum from September by talking to sector professionals about their personal responses. In August 2015 a museum opened on Cable Street, East London, centered on the killings of Jack The Ripper. Originally planned as  Read more →

ICOM 2013 | A Brief Digest

"ICOM 2013 | A Brief Digest"

Museums (Memory+Creativity) = Social Change The 37th Annual Conference of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 10-17 August 2013 with nearly 1900 delegates from 103 countries, including, for the first time, non-members. ICOM comprises about 30,000 individual members affiliated to 112 national committees and it plays a catalytic role in disseminating museological  Read more →