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Covid & Other Disasters: Conservation Matters Conference Review
Christian Baars and Pierette Squires take a look back at this recent conference by the Northwest Conservators Group which we were delighted to support. #CMNW21 After enjoying helping to coordinate the well-established ‘Conservation Matters in Wales’ for a number of years and a recent move of one of us to England, we were keen to continue the brand in the ...
Fri Jul 29
In Conversation: Co-production & Working with Communities – Review Part One
NWFed Board Member Claire Sleightholm reviews our recent sold out event at the People's History Museum #InConversation In what was NWFed’s first face to face conference for a few years, we were delighted to have a sell-out event. It seems museum people are ready to get back together and share.  For many, it was the first opportunity in a while ...
Tue Jul 26
Co-production & Working with Communities (plus our AGM)
People's History Museum, Manchester Join us for our next event for NWFed membersWednesday 6th July 2022, 10.00 - 4.00pm BOOK HERE At this one-day conference at the People’s History Museum (#Art Fund Museum of the Year 2022 finalist and Activist Museum 2021-22 Winner) in Manchester we will discuss the ways in which museums in the North West are working with ...
Wed May 11
Museum Basics is Back! Join us for Object Marking and Labelling in Liverpool
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT - LOOK OUT FOR MORE MUSEUMS BASICS EVENTS COMING SOON We're delighted to bring back our first Museum Basics: An Introduction to Object Marking and Labelling training course since 2020, which takes place at World Museum, Liverpool, on Thursday 16th June 2022, 10.30am - 12.30pm. This hands-on session provides everything you need ...
Mon May 2
“Front of House make museums; they are the face of every single one.”
NWFed trustee, Claire Sleightholm, reviews our recent In Conversation event on the Changing Role of Museum Front of House (more…) ...
Sat Mar 19
NWFED News: Introducing New NWFED Board Member – Claire Sleightholm
We are delighted to welcome another new member to the NWFED board. (more…) ...
Sat Mar 12
NWFED NEWS: Introducing New NWFED Board Member – Hilary Machell
Hilary joined the board of NWFED in 2021 with almost twenty five years’ experience in the sector. (more…) ...
Thu Feb 17
NWFED News: Introducing New NWFED Board Member – Dwight Clarke
Dwight is our newest member of the NWFed board and joined us in summer 2021, bringing extensive experience in the creative industries in a wide range of roles. He has worked on a number of of fine art and community projects, gaining hands-on experience of working with the general public as a workshop and gallery assistant and also taking on ...
Tue Feb 1
In Conversation: The Changing Role of Museum Front of House
"Front of House make museums; they are the face of every single one."Join us for our next free In Conversation event for NWFed members.Online on Thursday 24th February 2021, 12 - 1pm #FOHMuseums The pandemic has shown that in a crisis, Front of House workers are invaluable. Their work to reopen museums, respond to the constantly changing environment, and create ...
Mon Jan 3
Publication of NWFed’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan
As a members led organisation, we strive to ensure that all members voices are heard equally, and we uphold inclusive practices in all that we do as a Federation. We want the NWFed to be a vibrant, welcoming, representative organisation, filled with voices and perspectives from across the North west museum sector and the communities we serve. We want to ...
Thu Sep 23