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Events Programme

Our events programme is designed to ensure that museums in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton can access good quality development activities, focused on the priorities of Accreditation, learning alongside peers.

Events planned for 2016-17 include:

  • Business Innovation workshop, 28 April 2016 at Basing House: exploring innovation and what it means for museums with consultant expert, Judy Niner from Development Partners
  • Supporting museums Working Towards Accreditation with our SEMDP Accreditation Advisor, Kate Hebditch
  • Peer Development Group Share events with opportunities to find out about the work of the PDG on Volunteer Management and Recruitment, Volunteers in Collections Care, Collections Review and Rationalisation, and Museum Business Planning
  • Funder Briefing event targeting grant funding available for collections related projects
  • Funder Briefing event targeting funding available from organisations that are not often the prime targets for museum fundraising
  • Business Innovation event sharing good practice of how museums are trying new ideas to increase income
  • Annual Open Forum bringing together all museums in Hampshire Solent

... And more! The events programme is always under review to take advantage of opportunities and respond to museums needs. If you have an idea for an event that you would like to see in the area, contact your Museum Development Officer directly to discuss.

Event details will be published via the Training calendar and newsletter.

We also use our website to share information about events being provided by other organisations tailored to the needs of staff, trustees and volunteers in Hampshire Solent museums.

Visit the Training calendar to find out what's coming up. Events with our logo by their listing are those that have been organised, funded or facilitated by the South East Museum Development Programme. Where the event is targeted at the Hampshire Solent sub-region, this will be mentioned in the listing.

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Our programme of events supports all four of our 2015-18 key themes:

Active Collections
Great Experiences
Better Business
Strong Leadership