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.
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This resource by Kids in Museums offers insight into what families want from museum shops and top tips on how museums can make these amenities more family friendly.
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
Kids in Museums shares their top tips on supporting your staff and volunteers to give a friendly welcome to family visitors.
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.
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
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
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
This rulebook is a collection of ideas and principles that have developed through experiments with play at Manchester Museum.
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.