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 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
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
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
Joanne Barlow, Fellow at Bristol Museums shares the fascinating history of Patrick Cotter O’Brien known as “The Bristol Giant” in her blog post.
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
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
What are the forces in play that mean D/deaf, disabled and neurodivergent people are far less represented across the museum sector than in the UK workforce? When we first started planning the Curating for Change project, we asked focus groups of those already working in museums – and those who would like to, about their … Read more