South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

DAY 2 PROGRAMME


09:30

Delegates sign in

10:00

Welcome and introduction

Claire Dixon, Chair - South West Fed

10:15

KEYNOTE: The Carbon Literate Museum (click here for talk synopsis)

Dave Coleman (Managing Director, Carbon Literacy Project) and Lynsey Jones, Museum Development Officer, Museum Development North West)

11:15

Engaging with protest; Rapid collecting (click here for talk synopsis)

Laura Boon (Lloyd’s Register Foundation Public Curator: Contemporary Maritime, National Maritime Museum Greenwich)

11:45

Break

12:15

Why a T-Rex went on strike - the story behind #ArtStrike, a global movement inspired by the climate crisis (click here for talk synopsis)

Ben Templeton (Creative Director, Thought Den)

12:45

Q&A with morning speakers

All speakers from the morning session

A chance to ask our speakers from the morning session your questions.

13:00

Lunch - with optional networking in Zoom rooms

14:00

Sign in for workshops

14:15

WORKSHOPS (delegates will choose one workshop from the options below)

Workshop 1

How to Climate Curate Your Museum (click here for workshop synopsis)

Lucy Carruthers (Co-Director & Exhibition Designer, Climate Museum UK) and Bridget McKenzie (Co-Curator, Climate Museum UK)

Workshop 2

Partnerships for Sustainability: a case study of how partnership projects and public engagement can bring new voices to the discussion on local conservation and climate change (click here for workshop synopsis)

Gemma Martin (Education Officer, Wheal Martyn Clay) and Suzie West (SpinDrift Dance Collaborative)

Workshop 3

Seeding change by the power of enchantment - using stories to engage museum audiences with climate change. (click here for workshop synopsis)

Xanthe Gresham Knight (Freelance storyteller and writer - one of the core storytellers for The British Museum and The Smithsonian Insitute, and published by Thames and Hudson, Barefoot Books and The History Press)

15:15

Break

15:30

'So where on earth do we go from here?’ Cultural heritage tourism in the climate emergency and pandemic (click here for talk synopsis)

Manda Brookman (Director, CoaST, the One Planet Tourism Network)



16:10

Conclusion and trail for 2020 conference

16:20

End of day 2


We'd like to thank our conference sponsors Culture Force and Vernon Systems, and partners South West Museum Development Programme.






We also want to say thank you to Bath Spa University who were originally hosting the conference before we needed to move it online.