South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

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2020 Conference

'Interpreting, Curating and Combatting the Climate Emergency', 9 & 10 July

Call for papers: 'Interpreting, curating and combatting the climate emergency' (South West Fed Conference, 9 & 10 July 2020)

The South West Fed requests proposals for the fifth two-day conference to be held at Bath Spa University. The conference theme for 2020 is 'Interpreting, curating and combatting the climate emergency’.

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Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund launches long-term grants

From 2020 the fund (run by the MA) will split into two tiers, awarding more than £3.75m over the next three years. The new phase will reflect changes in the museum sector in recent years and the findings of the MA’s Empowering Collections report.

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Blog: Developing a Project - 'Inspiring Women: The Legacy of the First World War in South Gloucestershire'

The ‘Inspiring Women: The Legacy of the First World War in South Gloucestershire’ project was created last year to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act. In this blog post, Jane Marley shares learning from the project.

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National Trust partners with Alzheimer’s Society to make all of its historic and countryside sites dementia-friendly

The National Trust and Alzheimer's Society have announced this week an ambitious three-year project to unlock some of the nation’s best loved history and heritage for millions of people affected by dementia.

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Activities & Programmes: Learning

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Organisation: Governance

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Users and Their Experience

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Collections: Development

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