From our Fellows: Discovering disability history at the Museum of Liverpool

Iris Sirendi, Curating for Change Fellow at the Museum of Liverpool, looks back on her experiences so far and discusses some of the fascinating stories she has discovered about disability heritage in Liverpool. Creating a Disability History Community Trail The outcome of my curatorial fellowship will be to develop a brand-new Disability History Community Trail … Read more

Programme announced for our June Sector Forum

What does it take for D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people to thrive in their museum careers? Wednesday 14 June 2023 | 11:00 – 12:30Free online conferenceBook your free ticket through Eventbrite now We are delighted to share the programme for our next Sector Forum. We will examine the benefit of peer-to-peer mentoring and specialist disability … Read more

Sector Forum: Re-framing induction processes for D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse staff – schedule announced.

Part 1, of 2 sector forums focusing on induction, retention and career development of D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse staff in museums focuses on equitable induction processes. Part 1: Re-framing induction processes for D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse staff.Wednesday 19 April 202311.00-12.30, free, online conference. Book now through Eventbrite here Our sector forum will share lessons learnt from … Read more

Curating for Change and The Sensational Museum

Curating for Change are pleased to be partnering with The Sensational Museum. The Sensational Museum: using what we know about disability to change how museums work for everyone. Researchers from across England partner with leading heritage organisations to reimagine our experiences of museums. Led by Professor Hannah Thompson (Royal Holloway, University of London), this £1M … Read more

For The Love of The Game

Freya Purcell, Curating for Change Trainee at North Hertfordshire Museum, shares her reflections on curating content for “For The Love of The Game”. Of all the work I have had the chance to do at North Hertfordshire Museum my favourite has been by far producing the community exhibition “For The Love of The Game” about … Read more

Join our team as Digital Content Editor

This is an exciting opportunity to work for Screen South as Digital Content Editor. This role will support digital communication activities and digital outputs for Accentuate’s ground-breaking Curating for Change project. Digital Content Editor is a critical role to ensure that this nationally significant programme receives the public attention it deserves, and all digital outputs … Read more

Our Action Plan for Recruitment

We are pleased to publish one of our first outputs from the Curating for Change programme: ‘We Are Not All The Same: Guidance, reflections and actions to encourage more equitable recruitment practices. As report co-author Esther Fox argues, one of the reasons that current HR policy is failing to diversify the sector is that it … Read more

First days at the National Railway Museum

Amy Thraves-Connor talks about her first few weeks as a Fellow I started my fellowship at the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York on September the 12th, so this week, I am just starting my fourth full week. Having been offered the job in July, I had a couple of months before I actually started … Read more