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Museum Skills 2014-2015

Intro_Caring_for_Costume_Bristol_Feb_12_051The South West Museum Skills programme is made possible through funding from Arts Council England distributed by the South West Museum Development Partnership (SWMDP).  We are also very grateful to all those organisations who have hosted training free or at low cost as part of this year's progarmme. Thank you!

Who Can Attend?

These sessions are FREE to everyone who works in museums, galleries and National Trust properties across the South West region.

Any unfilled places may be taken up by those from museums, galleries and National Trust properties outside the South West for a fee of £30.

If you are interested in a place and do not work/ vounteer within the region, please contact our Training Facilitator This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  rather than using the links below.

How To Book

Click the link on the right hand side of the session you are interested in. You will be redirected to Eventbrite, our external ticketing website.

If the session is fully booked, please add your name to the waiting list, as we often get last- minute cancellations and may be able to repeat popular topics if we can see there is a demand.

Please contact us should you have any queries, suggestions or comments.

Cancelling your Booking

If you cannot attend once booked, please cancel as soon as possible so that somebody else can have your place - go back into your eventbrite booking to amend and edit via the same link,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or if it is short notice contact Training Faciliator This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it direct so we can try to contact those on the waiting list or post to facebook or twitter . Any cancellations without good reason less than 48 hours before session starts, or failure to attend on the day, may result in a £30 fee being charged

Current Museum Skills Training Programme

Sustainable Collections

Session Location Date

An Introduction to Documentation

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

9/09/14

Completed

Accreditation Requirements - Planning for Emergencies, Environmental Sustainability, Security & Access

The Museum of Somerset, Taunton

15/09/14

Completed

An Introduction to caring for Costume & Textiles

CHAC, Yeovil

23/09/14

Completed

An Introduction to Collections Care

The Museum of Somerset, Taunton

7/10/14

Completed

Putting together a Museum Display from concept to delivery

Gloucester City Museum

17/10/14

Completed

Managing Photographic Collections

WSHC, Chippenham

22/10/14

Completed

An Introduction to caring for Costume & Textiles

RAMM Meeting Room, Exeter

4/11/14

Fully Booked - Join Waiting List

An Introduction to working with Science, Technology and Industry Collections - please note revised date 

M Shed, Bristol

13/11/14

 

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Putting together a Museum Display from concept to delivery

Cornwall's Regimental Museum, Bodmin

24/11/14

Fully Booked - Join Waiting List

An Introduction to working with Costume Collections

Blaise Castle House Museum, Bristol

19/01/15

Fully Booked - Joing Waiting List

Sustainable Organisation

Accreditation Requirements - All things Workforce

ss Great Britain, Bristol 19/09/14

Completed

An Introduction to Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Dorset History Centre, Dorchester 10/11/14

Fully Booked - Join Waiting List

Sustainable Communities

Developing new audiences - working successfully with children and young people  Museum in the Park, Stroud 17/09/14

Completed

Accreditation Requirement - Developing & Understanding Audiences through Consultation RAMM Meeting Room, Exeter 29/09/14

Completed

An Introduction to making and using Digital Media on the web Bristol Museum & Art Gallery 18/11/14 Fully Booked - Join Waiting List
Volunteer Management and Recruitment Somerset Heritage Centre, Taunton 26/11/14 Fully Booked - Join Waiting List