Giving a voice to museum people in the North West since 1927
NEW EVENT: A Mindful Museum Experience, Manchester Art Gallery
In-person In Conversation event 10am-12noon, Thursday 28 March 2024 in the Room To Breathe space at Manchester Art Gallery Join us for an introduction to the Room to Breathe space at Manchester Art Gallery. The team involved in its development will discuss each of their roles and talk about their research study and its results. They will also explore the ...
Sat Feb 24
In Conversation: Co-curation & Film in Museums
Join us for our next online In Conversation event for members,focusing on Co-curation & Film in MuseumsThursday 20th April 2023, 1.00 - 2.00 pm Following last year’s highly successful In Conversation on Co-Production and Working with Communities, we return to the same theme for our next online lunchtime event, this time looking at community engagement in film and audio-visual exhibits. ...
Fri Mar 17
In Conversation: Co-production & Working with Communities Review Part Two
NWFed Board Member Claire Sleightholm reviews the afternoon sessions at our sold out event at the People's History Museum #InConversation After lunch and networking, we heard from speakers from around the region who shared their own co-production experiences.  It was a packed programme with each speaker limited to ten minutes, such was the response to the call out for case ...
Tue Sep 27
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
COMMENT: Inquiry – Hard Times for the UK’s Regional Museums
In an article originally published in Apollo magazine's September issue, Jake Wakefield examined the numerous issues facing our regional galleries and museums.  As an organisation supporting and championing the interests of museums and galleries across the North West region, we at the NWFed were interested to read what Jack had to say on the key issues he felt regional museums ...
Mon Nov 23
NWFED NEWS: New Partnership with Museum Development North West
The North West Federation of Museums (NWFED) is really pleased announce that we will be working closely with Museum Development North West (MDNW) to assist in the their Museum Development programme for 2015-18. As part of MDNW’s wide ranging programme of support for the sector, the NWFED has been asked to take the lead with one part of their Museum Development Plan focusing ...
Sun Jul 5