Museum Development Forum – Berkshire, Hampshire, SolentEvent Date:4 February 2020 10:00 am — 4 February 2020 4:00pm
Location: Action Stations, Portsmouth.
Join us for our annual event to find out the latest news and trends in the sub region. Don’t miss this perfect chance to network with other museums!
This year’s key note speaker is Emma Chaplin, Director of The Association of Independent Museums, who will be speaking about the challenges and opportunities for the future of the sector. There will also be breakout sessions exploring environmental sustainability, Kids in Museums, topical issues, as well as a range of real life local case studies and an update on the South East Museum Development.
This free event is open to all museums whatever the size, but is focused on museums in the Berkshire, Hampshire, Solent sub-region. Please see below to view the timetable for the day.
The Forum event offers a great opportunity for everyone – trustees, curators, learning specialists, fundraisers and volunteers – to come together to share ideas and gain inspiration from a wide range of museum professionals.
This day is being organised by the Berkshire, Hampshire, Solent Museum Development Advisory Panel with support from the South East Museum Development.
To book your place visit: https://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/JFK03/
Getting There: https://www.historicdockyard.co.uk/groups/how-to-get-here.
Timetable for the Day
|10:00||Arrival and Registration – Refreshments|
|10:30||Welcome and Introduction
Chris Gale, Chair of Berkshire Hampshire Solent Museums Development Advisory Panel
Matthew Sheldon, Executive Director of Museum Operations, National Museum of the Royal Navy
|10:40||Museum Development 2020 and Beyond
Katrina Burton & Stephen Lowy, Museum Development Officers
|11:10||Break and Refreshments, A networking opportunity|
|11:30||Fit for the Future?
Emma Chaplin, Director at AIM
Drop ins: Artswork (Lucy Marder), ACE (Sam Rowlands), Accreditation (Kate Hebditch) & SEMD (Carolyn Chinn/Juliet Thomas)
|13:30||Break Out session A
Top tips on how to be a family friendly Museum Main Auditorium
Laura Bedford, Kids in Museums
The Green Museum Manifesto Horizon Suite
Bryony Robins, Museum Development Officer for Cornwall
|14:15||Break Out session B
Directors in Conversation Main Auditorium
Convenor Andrea Bishop with Paul Sapwell (HCT), Carolyn Abel (Southampton City Council), Lucy Johnson (Army Flying Museum), Kevin Casey (Diving Museum)
Tax Relief for Museums (Exhibition Tax Relief and VAT) Horizon Suite
Kirsty Murray & Scott Craig, Scott Moncrieff
|15:00||Break and Refreshments|
|15:10||Case Studies Main Auditorium
Brickmaking Live, Brickworks Museum, Bursledon. Carolyne Haynes & Mary Flinn
Bringing Mental health first aid into a museum, Milestones Museum, HCT. Amy Hammett
How we changed our museum’s history by bringing Annie Ure out of her box.
Ure Museum of Archaeology, University of Reading. Amara Thornton.
|15:55||Thanks and Wrap Up|