Trustee Recruitment at the Weald & Downland Museum
The Museum was looking to refresh the present Trustee body to fill existing and future gaps in the skill base of Trustees, to recruit individuals capable of taking on leadership roles in due course and to broaden the gender and ethnic diversity of the Trustee body.
Good Governance Consultation at the Spitfire & Hurricane Museum
Find out how the Spitfire & Hurricane Museum reviewed their governance and as result, have now improved their policies and plans and have moved to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO).
'Collections Care' Peer Development Group
How a group of Hampshire Solent museum staff and Trustees set out to work together to learn more about a topic of common interest. The group learned about Collections Care through a series of study visits to members’ museums, attendance at a Collections Trust seminar and a visit to Novium, Chichester.
Hampshire Solent museums’ ‘Orphan Collections’ project in partnership with Portsmouth University’s School of Law
In 2013-14, the Hampshire Solent Museum Development Programme brokered an opportunity with the University of Portsmouth’s Masters in Corporate Governance and Law programme, whereby postgraduate students volunteered in museums, working with staff and trustees work to identify priority collections with unclear ownership or loan arrangements, to conduct relevant research to establish title, and to help the museums to fully understand the legal parameters and their possible courses of action in relation to their orphan objects.