Our Museum: Communities and Museums as Active Partners is a Paul Hamlyn Foundation Special Initiative to facilitate a process of development and organisational change within museums and galleries committed to active partnership with their communities, with the ambition of affecting the museum sector more widely.
This initiative will:
This website provides information on the progress of the initiative and is a forum for participants to share their experiences and learning. It will also be a resource for others within the museums and galleries sector to find information and resources about new ways for organisations to achieve effective community engagement.
Hi everyone, Wow what a fabulous and inspiring Peer Review, it was so great to see many of you again and make new connections. We manged to get 12 community partner interviews too - thank you so much! I can't wait to watch them.Thanks too to all of…Continue
http://www.freshandnew.org/Fresh+New began as a blog written by Seb Chan during his time at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney. The purpose of the site is to act as a repository and sounding board for…Continue
I recently asked the GEM network for any examples of services/activities that museums were supplying to address the pre-employment needs of adults (self-confidence, numeracy, literacy, team working etc). I have had a number of replies and I will,…Continue
Museums are more than just places where you can learn about how people lived in the past. It’s just as important that the Museum of East Anglian Life represents life in the region today. The Museum itself was founded on loss – of traditional…Continue