South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries


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2020 Conference (ONLINE)

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Covid-19 Support Resources

We have collated a list of resources to help you and your organisation through the Covid-19 crisis

How can we use collections to talk about the climate emergency?

Hear from Katie Longely, Bath Spa University student who attended the South West Fed conference: 'Interpreting, Curating & Combatting the Climate Emergency'. The SWFed 2020 conference was inspiring and engaging; the conference was also a useful way for

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In conversation: Claire Dixon chats about this year's conference 'Interpreting, Curating & Combatting the Climate Emergency'

This year, the South West Fed conference theme is 'Interpreting, Curating & Combatting the Climate Emergency' Here, Laura Service chats to South West Fed Chair, Claire Dixon about the 2020 South West Fed Conference

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Blog: Bristol Mingle Spotlight Talk - The Bristol Black History Project

Our first online Spotlight Talk, which was originally scheduled to take place in person in May, focused on the Bristol Black History project (in the wake of the toppling of the Edward Colston statue by Black Lives Matter protestors in June).

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GEM awarded National Lottery Heritage Fund grant to support learning in museums, heritage and cultural settings

GEM has received £37,400 of National Lottery support to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on heritage

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