Events

NWFED associate members can attend all the NWFED events throughout the year for free. If you are an institutional member your staff and volunteers can attend all our events for free. Please take a look at the individual and institutional membership forms under Membership.

To book our events please email info@nwfed.org.uk
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New ‘Museum Basics’ events launched at National Museums Liverpool, 22 January 2020

0 posted September 9th, 2020 | Leave a reply

Following feedback from our members the Fed introduced the first of our new ‘Museum Basics’ training events with a session on object marking and labelling aimed at volunteers and professionals new to the sector, as well as anyone who needed a refresher. Hosted by National Museum Liverpool and run by Tracey Seddon – Conservator Organics and Gemma Dolan – Stores Co-ordinator, the course provided a solid theoretical introduction to the subject followed by a fascinating practical workshop which allowed us all to have a go for ourselves.

This combination of experiential leaning alongside examples of good (and sometimes bad!) practice, expertly presented by Tracey and Gemma, made for a very successful session appreciated by all attendees from students to more experienced staff. The day concluded with a Q&A and discussion allowing everyone to share any issues they faced in this area of collections management and seek advice from the group. A great example of Fed members in action working together and supporting each other!

Andy Pearce

NW Fed Board Member

Museum Basics Course – professional, informative and valuable.

Siobahn Wordingham, Volunteer, West Kirkby Museum

Participating in this  training was a great way to gain expert advice and hands-on experience for advancing my career – what set this course  apart from some other training opportunities was connecting with emerging talent and industry leading professionals who share my passion for championing North West Heritage and culture.

Adam Duckworth, Demonstrator, National Museums Liverpool

Image: Museum Basics event in action at National Museums Liverpool 

If you have ideas and requests for events and networking opportunities you would like to see in the region please email us at nwfed.enquiries@outlook.com

You can also download presentations and information about our past events in the resources page on our website.