Guide on non-user consultation in museums

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Non-user consultation is a requirement for every Accredited Museum. If you would like to improve how you consult with new communities, here is some help.…

Working with Public Service Commissioners

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

‘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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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…

Heritage Counts 2017: Heritage and Society

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Looking for evidence to support advocacy or funding applications? The report Heritage and Society 2017 is produced each year by Historic England on behalf of…

Prove your Point Training Resources

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  30/04/2019

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

Date updated:  24/06/2019

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

NEMO: Network of European Museum Organisations

Date updated:  26/04/2019

The Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) was founded in 1992 as an independent network of national museum organisations representing the museum community of the…

Funding for International Travel

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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…

‘What is an EU project? Free elearning course

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Online learning module 'What is an EU project?' available free of charge from STEPBYSTEP2EUROPE.NET Covers: Introduction to the EU strategy 2020 and the cultural and…

Age UK’s Wellbeing Index Summary

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  24/06/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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…

Rural Touring in a Nutshell

Date updated:  30/04/2019

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…

12 Tips to Help you with Networking

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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…

Guide to European cultural networks from Creative Europe

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Creative Europe supports 23 networks, covering dance, jazz, orchestras, cultural policy, performing arts, museums and more. These include European Route of Industrial Heritage, Network of European Museums…

Arts Business Models case studies: combined pack

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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: Tobacco Factory

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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: Multistory

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  15/07/2019

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’

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Date updated:  26/04/2019

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

Share Academy

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Share Academy is a partnership project between University of the Arts London (UAL), University College London (UCL) and the London Museums Group. The partnership came together…

Creative Communities Project Resources

Date updated:  26/04/2019

The Connected Communities Programme led by the AHRC is a multi-million pound research programme designed to help us understand the changing nature of communities in…

Connected Communities Heritage Network (CCHN)

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Connected Communities Heritage Network (CCHN) founded in 2013 at De Montfort University in Leicester is funded by the AHRC to provide a forum and support…

The Art of Partnering

Date updated:  26/04/2019

The Art of Partnering is the final report of a Cultural Enquiry conducted by King's College London in collaboration with the BBC, which explored the role partnership…

Where can I find European project partners?

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Resources and tools to help you to find EU partners for your museum's international work. Find a Partner from Creative Europe: partner search portal plus ideas…

Update on Action Hampshire Membership Resources

Date updated:  30/04/2019

Update on Action Hampshire Membership Resources Action Hampshire is a local charity that supports not for profit organisations, to make Hampshire and Portsmouth better places to…

What Works Centre for Wellbeing

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Together with the Economic and Social Research Council and Public Health England, the government is funding a What Works centre dedicated to understanding what national…

Age of Creativity

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Age of Creativity is a national platform for everyone who believes that creativity can support older people to enjoy better health, wellbeing, and quality of…

Share Academy: Guidance on Planning and Managing Projects

Date updated:  26/04/2019

This download from the Share Academy project aims to provide museum professionals and university academics with guidance on how to project manage museum-Higher Education collaborations. The guidance…

Materials from EU Funding Workshop 1

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Materials from Workshop 1 of the Hampshire Solent European funding project, held at Westgate Hall Southampton on 17 November 2015. Further information about the project…

Archive of Historic England Research Publications

Date updated:  26/04/2019

The South Region Conservation Network, which brings together conservation professionals from across the region, recently drew attention to the wealth of resources available from the…

First hand account of Accreditation Assessment

Date updated:  26/04/2019

Part 1: Ever worried about the prospect of an Accreditation verification visit? Morwenna Rae, Curator at Dr Johnson’s House, London, reflects on her recent experience…

Business Model Generation: Preview

Date updated:  26/04/2019

'Business Model Generation' by Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur is a handbook for anyone striving to improve a business model — or craft a new…

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