SEND in Museums Project Resources

  "The children were alert, joining in, had fun. It was a relaxed visit and we went with what worked well. The resource can be…

South East Hampshire Museums Conference 2019

South East Hampshire Museums Conference 2019 Welcome This page is dedicated to providing information for delegates attending the South East Museums Conference that took place…

Making Digital Fit 2019 Training Session

Making Digital Fit 2019 Training Session This was a one day training event aimed at those working or volunteering for museums that are Accredited or working…

Doing Digital Right 2019 Training Session

This one day training event was aimed at those working or volunteering for Accredited museums or working towards Accreditation.  The training objectives for the day…

Special Schools and Museum Toolkit

We are delighted to launch this unique toolkit which aims to provide museums with practical support to create inclusive and accessible experiences for people with…

Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Agreement Template

Simple agreement template to support the development of effective peer-to-peer mentoring relationships. Peer support can be really helpful to mentors, supporting us to reflect on…

Choosing a Collections Management System (CMS)

A presentation on choosing a Collections Management System. Find below the presentation from Collections Trust on Choosing a Collections Management System (CMS). This was presented in partnership…

Hampshire Solent Museums Conference 2018

Welcome This page is dedicated to providing information for delegates attending the Hampshire Solent Museums Conference 2018. If you have any questions about what is…

Materials from SEMDP CPD Event: Mentoring Skills January 2018

Outline Download SEMDP_mentoring_CPD_outline_20180111.pdf... Handouts of slides Download SE_mentoring_20161208_handout.pdf... More detail of additional resources suggested during the session: Coaching For Performance by Sir John Whitmore Coaching and…

Working with Public Service Commissioners

This quick guide for the arts and cultural sector documents learning from the Cultural Commissioning Programme’s work with five locality projects, based in Birmingham, Derby,…

Making Sense of Social Prescribing

‘Social Prescribing’ is a mechanism for linking patients with non-medical sources of support within the community, including cultural provision. Find out more about how it…

Art Therapy in Museums and Galleries

This is the website for the British Association of Art Therapists‘ Museums And Galleries Specialist Interest Group. We aim to be a positive and inclusive…

Prove your Point Training Resources

This workshop aimed to help museums sharpen up techniques of visitor consultation and broaden community awareness of what you have to offer by: Defining and…

Culture Hampshire

A not for profit social enterprise, Culture Hampshire aims to build and grow awareness of the abundance of innovative and inspirational Cultural experiences available for…

Museum Lighting Guide

A practical  guide is designed to help those working or volunteering in museums to understand the main aspects of museum lighting and how to plan a lighting project.…

Event Planning Template

Useful template to assist you in organising events e.g briefings, networking events and exhibition openings. Download EventPlanningTemplate.doc...

Funding for International Travel

List of sources of funding for international travel published by ICOM UK. http://uk.icom.museum/resources/funding/funding-international-travel/

MUSCON: Museum Network Conferences

Since 1996, the Vitra Design Museum has organized the international MUSCON conference in cooperation with annually changing local hosts. The aim of this conference is…

Age UK’s Wellbeing Index Summary

Looking for evidence to support advocacy or funding applications? The Wellbeing in Later Life Index, developed by Age UK and the University of Southampton, analysed…

Five Ways to Wellbeing

Foresight’s ‘Mental capital and wellbeing’ project considered how to improve everyone’s mental capital and mental wellbeing through life. Evidence suggests that a small improvement in…

Inspiring Impact

Inspiring Impact is a programme that aims to change the way the UK voluntary sector thinks about impact. Inspiring Impact aims to make high quality impact…

Materials from HMMN meeting November 2016

The meeting was an event of the Hampshire Military Museums Network.  Defence of the Realm update Volunteer Makers John Brunsdon from Volunteer Makers introduced the…

Sample Partnership Agreement

Example of a partnership agreement - between our fictional Bugsley Museum and the imaginary arts organisation Bugshire Arts. Can be used as a starting point…

Connecting with Culture

Connectingwithculture.com has been created by Artswork as a simple way for schools and children & young people’s organisations to connect with arts and culture. Connectingwithculture.com…

Keep it legal – volunteering risk toolkit

Keep it legal - volunteering risk toolkit Publisher:  Institute for Volunteering Research and Volunteering England Author(s) : Katharine Gaskin Year of publication: 2006 This toolkit draws…

Rural Touring in a Nutshell

This guide has been produced by the National Rural Touring Forum (NRTF). In it you'll find information on how rural touring schemes operate and on…

Security Policies for Museums

Background In 2016, SEMDP commissioned Osprey Heritage Mangement(OHM) to provide expert advice on museum security, As part of their project, John Minary - who led…

12 Tips to Help you with Networking

No matter how often you have done it, networking can be challenging. Whether you are at the very beginning of your career in museums, have just…

Arts Commissioning Toolkit

This toolkit will help you understand and engage with commissioning. Being commissioned provides an opportunity for the arts and cultural sector to deliver contracts for…

Materials from EU Funding Workshop 3

Materials from Workshop 3 of the Hampshire Solent European funding project, held at Chilcomb House on 17 May 2016. Further information about the project can be found here.…

Materials from EU Funding Workshop 2

Materials from Workshop 2 of the Hampshire Solent European funding project, held at Chilcomb House on 15 March 2016. Further information about the project can be…

Arts Business Models case study: Multistory

How can museums improve their own sustainability by learning from other arts organisations’ business models? We are publishing six case studies to provide valuable learning…

Arts Business Models case study: Aspex

How can museums improve their own sustainability by learning from other arts organisations’ business models? We are publishing six case studies to provide valuable learning…

Access Review Template

In 2016, Sonia Rasbery was commissioned to produce an access review template to help museums looking to improve their regular, in-house review process. Alongside this project,…

EU funding ‘top tips’

A helpful EU funding top tips guide, including key steps for accessing European funding and how to develop European project ideas successfully. Developed as part…

EU funding jargon buster

A helpful guide to terminology used in EU funding stream documentation. Developed as part of the South East Museum Development Programme's Hampshire Solent European Funding…