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Marketing your museum to families

This is a straightforward, introductory guide for museum staff on how to promote your museum to families. Developed by Kids in Museums it covers all the basics with plenty of jump offs to further resources to find out more.

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

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.

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

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

Rules for a playful museum

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