AMA Conference 2020

Resources tagged with family friendly



Museum Cafés: Creating a family friendly catering offer

Your café can be an important factor when families are deciding whether to visit your museum. This handy guide by Kids in Museums offers insight into what families want from museum cafés and top tips on how to make them more family friendly.

Brighton Open Air Theatre – adapting and learning through a pandemic

Like most arts organisations in the UK, the Covid-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on the activities of Brighton Open Air Theatre (BOAT). However, the team at BOAT have shown remarkable resilience in implementing changes and learnings into their work throughout the past year, in order to safely welcome families back to their open … Read more

Playful Museums case study: Poole 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 the Learning team from Poole Museum share how Poole Museum encouraged safe play with its family visitors.

Family audiences: welcoming back after Covid-19

The Family Arts Campaign and Indigo have worked together to look at how families feel about returning to live events after Covid-19. Many family audiences have much in common with other regular culture-goers. However, there are a few significant areas where they differ significantly and which might hold some clues for venues, producing organisations and … Read more

Welcoming families with baby steps #ADA

The first blog by Joy Corcec (Communications Officer) and Imogen Lloyd (Digital Marketing Officer)  at Culture Coventry as part of their Fellowship at the Audience Diversity Academy 

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.