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NWFed 2024 Annual General Meeting and Conference – Call for Speakers
Advocating for and through museums On Thursday 17 October 2024 we will be hosting the NWFed 2024 Annual General Meeting and Conference at The World of Glass in St Helens, Merseyside. This year’s theme is Advocating for and through museums. With a range of talks we want to explore questions like: How do we advocate for museums and galleries, and the ...
Mon Jun 10
How museums can plan for emergencies – key takeaways from our In Conversation event
NWFed Board Member, Jess, reviews our recent online In Conversation event about emergency planning. Our first In Conversation event of 2024 kicked off with the subject of emergency planning. We were very grateful to have two talented and experienced speakers - Pierrette Squires from Bolton Museum and Emma Dadson from Harwell Restoration. Both Pierrette and Emma were hugely insightful about ...
Sat Feb 24
NEW EVENT: An Introduction to Emergency Planning
Online In Conversation Event 1-2pm, Thursday 1 February 2024 Museum Development North West’s recent report into museum emergency networks and support across our region identified that risks are increasing, especially due to climate change, from water, pests, and mould. The report also highlighted that the levels of emergency preparedness in our museums varies greatly. Our next online In Conversation event ...
Sun Dec 17
Making museums places for everyone – innovative approaches shared at NWFed’s annual conference
NWFed Board Member, Eleanor, reviews our recent In Conversation event at Manchester Museum As well as being a wonderful opportunity to meet and connect with other museum professionals from across the North West, and hear about some incredible projects that have been happening in our region, NWFed’s ‘In Conversation: Museums – Places for Everyone event’ on Thursday 12 October 2023 ...
Mon Nov 13