Resources tagged with museums



Guidance: Trans-inclusive culture

This vital guidance sets out an ethical framework to support museums, galleries, archives and heritage organisations to realise their potential to create trans-inclusive spaces that foster dignity, equity and belonging. Developed by the University of Leicester’s Research Centre for Museums and Galleries (RCMG).

Beyond the gift shop: how retail is opening up museums to the world

In an ever-changing cultural landscape and at a time where experience is vital, museums are discovering new and innovative ways to approach retail, including taking it beyond their four walls. Jeani Tamakloe, Project Coordinator at The Revels Office, takes us beyond the museum gift shop.

Top five tips for communicating with families online

Based on regular consultation with families about what they want to see from museum and heritage sites Jocelyn Murdoch, Content and Communications Manager at Kids in Museums outlines top tips to communicate your offer. First published on the Cultural Content newsletter of digital specialists One Further.

How museums can leverage emotions to build greater public support

Commissioned by Art Fund and the Association of Independent Museums (AIM) this report identifies how emotions can drive public support for museums. It includes practical recommendations on creating a case for support and campaigns that resonate emotionally with the public.

Supporting families during the cost of living crisis

Kids in Museums outline how you can create a generous and welcoming offer for all families, children and young people in the face of the rising cost of living. Aimed at those working in the museum sector but lots of advice that applies to many venues.

Digital Impact in Museums and Galleries

A review of the barriers museums face in their digital work – from content production to building new websites, from setting up interactives to fundraising online. An Art Fund report with the Museums Association, One Further and Cultural Associates, Oxford.

National Museums Scotland: how we tell stories online

With hundreds of people and literally millions of objects, grappling with all the potential stories National Museums Scotland has to explore is no small task. How do they harness the raging content river’s power instead of being at its mercy? And how do they produce content that matters? Russell Dornan tells us how.

Creatively minded at the museum

How can museums engage creatively with people with mental health problems? This report published by The Baring Foundation with the Museums Association features 16 museums who are taking the lead in this area.