Covid-19 Category

London Museum Development: Training museums during Covid-19

Elizabeth Coningsby, Museum Development Officer, Training, reflects on how the London Museum Development team has adapted its training and development programme to support museums in lockdown. London Museum Development manages the Skills Plus and Digital Futures training programmes for all paid and unpaid staff working for non-National (and non-NPO), Accredited museums in the London region, […]

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Reopening Guidance for Museums

Good Practice Guidelines for Reopening Museums after 4 July 2020 The National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) with support from DCMS and the Museums and Galleries Working Group, has published the Good Practice Guidance for Reopening Museums. It is intended to help employers, employees, the self-employed and volunteers in the museum sector in England understand how to […]

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Art Fund and Museum Development Recovery Grants

“Even the smallest amount can make a difference to small and local organisations as they adjust their offer to reopen effectively and remain relevant to audiences going forward. These funds will make a significant impact on smaller museums that are highly valued community assets” Claire Browne, MDUK Chair.   In a new and innovative partnership, […]

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Preparing for post-Covid re-opening for Museums

Colleagues from across MDUK have collated resources from across the globe to support museums during Covid-19. The information includes advice, support and resources to help the sector plan for reopening after Covid-19. We all know that this is a changing environment, so please note that this list of resources was compiled week commencing 13 May […]

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Post-lockdown on-line training for museums

Teams across the Museum Development Network are supporting the museum sector and workforce throughout the Covid-19 crisis by developing on-line training sessions, webinars and digital learning resources. Information about various training sessions is updated on individual Museum Development websites. While some of these are stand-alone resources that are not time limited, others are scheduled ‘live’ […]

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Top tips for home working during Covid-19

The role of Museum Development is to support museums and the people who work and volunteer for them. These are uncertain times, in which many of us won’t see our colleagues for some weeks or months. Working from home and apart from colleagues will be a new experience for many and can take some getting […]

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