News & Opportunities

Here you will find all the latest news and opportunities from around the region and nationally. Just click on the 'show tags' button on the left under the calendar to filter the information to your requirements.

Security Review 'sharing day'

Accredited museums must obtain expert and objective security advice for collections at least every five years and plan to implement any recommendations.  We are interested to find out if there are museums in west Kent who are due a review of their security arrangements and would benefit from a 'sharing day' with a consultant security advisor to help meet the Accreditation requirement. Please contact joanna.low@brighton-hove.gov.uk to register your interest.

The Museums Association publish their 2014-15 report

The Museums Association has published their 2014-15 report.  The main focus of this report is placed on the draft for a changed Code of Ethics for museums, which is to be voted on at The Museums Association's Annual General Meeting in Birmingham on Thursday 5 November.    

This draft was agreed following an 18-month consultation process involving representatives from across the museum sector, funders, interest groups, members of the public and other stakeholders.It represents the general consensus of the sector on the ethical standards that are expected of all museums and those who work in and with them.

At the AGM the MA will also consider the board’s proposal to freeze individual and institutional membership rates for 2016-17 at the same level as 2015-16, as well as changes to the articles of association that remove some of the transitional arrangements for the transfer from the old council to the new board of trustees

Download the report here