CultureHive Search

Search results

Found 84 results

A selection of many scrapstore bits and pieces including string, balloons, rubber bands, feathers, silver stars, paperclips, card and paper of various sizes, colours and shapes, straws, felt shapes and a pencil.

Ambassador programmes and increasing engagement with disadvantaged families

In 2019, the Family Arts Campaign began a three-year Local Family Arts Network Ambassador programme with the aim of supporting Network capacity and collaboration towards increasing engagement with diverse families. Three case studies examine how three of these Ambassador-led Networks explored ways of reaching families in need during the Covid-19 pandemic by creating physical arts ... Read more


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Case studies

Semaphore flags hanging from a string above a garden bench.

Playful Museums case study: PK Porthcurno

Kids in Museums supported 11 museums across the UK to trial new play ideas during October half term 2020 as part of their Play in Museums in a Socially Distanced World project with Charlotte Derry and PlayKX. Here Kay Dalton, Engagement Curator, shares how PK Porthcurno encouraged safe play with its family visitors.


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Case studies

A small girl plays with lots of fun objects from an array of red cases

Playful Museums case study: Coventry Transport Museum

Kids in Museums supported 11 museums across the UK to trial new play ideas during October half term 2020 as part of their Play in Museums in a Socially Distanced World project with Charlotte Derry and PlayKX. Here Anja Keitel-Campsall, Learning Officer – Families, share how Coventry Transport Museum encouraged safe play with its family ... Read more


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Case studies

A young boy kneeling on a red carpet reaches out to a blue backpack.

Welcoming families with special educational needs and disabilities

Kids in Museums‘ top tips on how your organisation can become more accessible and welcoming to special needs families, created in partnership with Sam Bowen, Special Needs Mum and Museum Development Officer.


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Two young children ineractting with digital content on a large touch screen.

Creating digital content for children and families

Covid-19 has made creating digital content become crucial to reach and engage family audiences. This handy guide by Kids in Museums is packed with advice, tips and links to further resources to plan and create digital content that works for a family audience.


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Guide/tools

6 freestanding displays in orange and green with photographs and text saying Black Lives Matter

How can your museum work alongside children, young people and families to respond to the Black Lives Matter movement?

This resource by Kids in Museums suggests some next steps for working with children, young people and families to address the need for change highlighted by the Black Lives Matter movement. It is not intended to be an exhaustive guide to decolonising your museum or becoming an anti-racist organisation but a helpful starting point for ... Read more


Published: 2021 | Resource type: Guide/tools

A young girl with tongue sticking out and outstretched hand covered in black paint.

Starcatchers: Creative Kin – strengthening relationships for kinship care families

This two-year pilot project delivered in partnership by Children 1st and Starcatchers offers creative respite and the space for kinship families to spend time together away from life’s challenges.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Case studies

Rules for a playful museum

This rulebook is a collection of ideas and principles that have developed through experiments with play at Manchester Museum.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Guide/tools

A pink Mammoth on a plinth being admired by several awe-inspired people

Kids in Museums Manifesto

The Kids in Museums‘ Manifesto is a set of simple guidelines for museums created with children, young people and families. It sets out what they feel makes a museum a great place to visit. The first Manifesto was created in 2004 and they have continued to develop it with feedback from children, young people and ... Read more


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Female dancer sat on floor with arms extended and arched upwards. Both legs also raised with toes pointed upwards. Watched by a family of three with child in the middle.

Supporting families in need to attend dance theatre

A ‘pay it forward’ pilot campaign aimed to help families most in need attend dance theatre performances, but it wasn’t all plain sailing. Rhona Matheson, Chief Executive of Starcatchers tells the story.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: article

Flexible Family Tickets in Museums – commercial considerations

A report by CultueLabel for Kids in Museums looking at opportunities to use flexible family tickets to develop new creative business models.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Research

A pink Mammoth on a plinth being admired by several awe-inspired people

How can your museum better welcome families and young people who are blind and partially sighted?

This guide by Kids in Museums offers simple ideas to help overcome the hurdles faced by those with visual impairment in visiting museums and cultural heritage sites.


Published: 2019 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Cover photo for Among Ideal Friends Executive Summary.

Among Ideal Friends – creating accessible family theatre experiences with libraries

Among Ideal Friends Executive Summary by The Spark Arts for Children on their work creating accessible family theatre experience with libraries across the East Midlands.


Published: 2018 | Resource type: Research

Marvellous Marketing for Story Selling

The Spark Arts for Children have developed this toolkit for creative ideas to generate interest in your library events. The toolkit has been written by Jayne Williams and Ideal Friends in libraries, neighbourhood centres, community groups with artists, writers, creators and theatre-makers.


Published: 2018 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Kids in Museums: Guide to Welcoming Families with a Wheelchair User

Kids in Museums believes museums are for everyone. But families with a wheelchair user find that some museums are much better than others at making them feel welcome and included in everything there is to see and do. Her is their Keep and Share Guide to making your venue more accessible.


Published: 2018 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Age-Friendly Standards logo and older people

Age-Friendly Standards

Demonstrate that your organisation values all generations by signing up to the Family Arts Campaign’s Age-Friendly Standards.


Published: 2017 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Children interacting with Generation AIR exhibition

Generation Tour: engaging families in contemporary art

Elaine Lees and Sallyanne Flemons share insight into what families want from contemporary visual art. Explore the results of Generation Tour, which aimed to attract family audiences to four contemporary art galleries in the north of England.


Published: 2017 | Resource type: Case studies

Children participating at Family Arts Festival

Family Arts Evaluation and Audience Research Toolkit

Catherine Rose’s Office and Pam Jarvis share guidance, information and ideas on evaluating family festival events and researching your audiences. Commissioned by the Family Arts Campaign.


Published: 2017 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Content Guidance front cover

Content Guidance Communication for Family Arts Events

Discover useful tips on how to talk to families about the creative experience. This guide is informed by research with families about what they want to know and where they would look for information.


Published: 2015 | Resource type: Guide/tools

Pricing family events: guidance for arts organisations

This practical guide, by Baker Richards for the Family Arts Campaign, offers a framework for making pricing decisions for arts activities or events. Discover case studies, hints and tips.


Published: 2016 | Resource type: Guide/tools