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Come Together: Building Sustainable Partnerships
Exploring how museums can create organisational change and ensure community engagement work is sustainable, embedded and equitable.
Don't Stop Me Now: Launching Your Museum Career (2022)
This event is aimed at students and people seeking to work in museums who want to find out more about their options.
Future of Museums: Collections
How are museums using their collections in exciting, engaging and socially impactful ways?
Getting to Know You: Understanding Museum Audiences
Explore the latest approaches to visitor insight and share methods to connect with new and existing audiences.
Money Talks: Income Generation for Museums
Discover practical, creative and achievable ways that museums can generate sustainable income.
Moving on Up: Making an Impact with your Career (2022)
Our essential careers conference for professionals who are ready to take the next step.
All Together Now: Embedding Community Participation
Exploring how museums are engaging with underserved audiences and working with community interest groups in participatory and equitable ways.
Amazing Spaces: Designing Great Exhibitions
This conference on exhibition design is for anyone involved in creating permanent or temporary displays and exhibition.
Future of Museums: Curation
How is curation changing and what might tomorrow’s museum curators look like and do?
All Inclusive: Championing Accessible Museums
What are the most pressing issues facing disabled museum audiences, workers and volunteers – and how can museums tackle these at a time of deep crisis across the sector?
Digital Futures: Embracing New Strategies
Exploring how the Covid pandemic has changed our understanding of digital engagement and forced museums to think more creatively about how to reach and connect with different audiences.
Museums and Black Lives Still Matter
In collaboration with Culture&, a joint UK and US symposium on how our museums are responding to racism and what needs to happen next.
Learning and engagement webinar
This seminar explored the current state and future potential of museum learning and engagement ahead of the launch of the Learning and Engagement Manifesto.
England – November 2022
Watch our hybrid Members Together: England meeting, which was held for MA members in Birmingham and online on 29 November 2022.
Wales – September 2022
Watch our hybrid Members Together: Wales meeting, which was held for MA members in Cardiff and online on 27 September 2022.
A new deal for museums
We gathered a panel to reimagine the future of museums at a time when the sector has never been more vulnerable. This discussion took place on 9 March 2023.
In this conversation we explore workforce wellbeing at an individual, organisational and sector level. This webinar took place on 9 February 2023.
Northern Ireland, June 2022
Watch the proceedings of the Museums Association's Members' Meeting for Northern Ireland, which took place on 23 June 2022 on Zoom.
England: South West, May 2022
Watch the proceedings of the Museums Association's England: South West Members’ Meeting, which took place on 5 May 2022 on Zoom.
England: South East, March 2022
Watch the proceedings of the Museums Association's England: South East Members’ Meeting, which took place on 10 March 2022 on Zoom.
England: North, February 2022
Watch the proceedings of the Museums Association's England: North Members’ Meeting, which took place on 10 February 2022 on Zoom.
London, December 2021
Watch the proceedings of the Museums Association's London Members’ Meeting, which took place on 2 December 2021 on Zoom.
Wales, October 2021
Watch the proceedings of the Museums Association's Wales Members’ Meeting, which took place on 7 October 2021 on Zoom.
Scotland, September 2021
Watch the proceedings of the Museums Association's Scotland Members’ Meeting, which took place on 9 September 2021 on Zoom.
England: Midlands, July 2021
Watch the proceedings of the Museums Association's England: Midlands members' meeting, which took place on Zoom on 6 July 2021.
Learning and Engagement Manifesto, webinar three
The final panel discussion, covering two headings from the Learning and Engagement Manifesto: research and evaluation, and partnerships.
Learning and Engagement Manifesto, webinar two
A panel discussion about three headers of our Learning and Engagement Manifesto: community participation, workforce and collections.
A panel discussion looking at what museums could and should be doing as part of their commitment towards climate justice.
Learning and Engagement Manifesto, webinar one
A panel discussion about the first two headers of our Learning and Engagement Manifesto: cultural rights and cultural democracy, and social justice.
The Future of Museums
A panel discussion reflecting on the fallout of global events from the past year – and looking forward to what the future might hold in 2021 and beyond.
A panel discussion about some of the ethical ramifications of Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter.
Dismantling Racism in Museums
A panel discussion organised by the Museums Association and Museum Detox about how individuals and museums can confront racism in the museum and heritage sector.
Front of House
Sharon Heal, Director, Museums Association, chairs a panel discussion about how Covid-19 closures and regulations are impacting front-of-house staff and volunteers.
The Future of Civic Museums
Sharon Heal, Director, Museums Association, chairs this Zoom panel discussion on what the future holds for civic museums.
Rethinking Museum Learning & Engagement
Dhikshana Pering, Head of Engagement and Skills, Somerset House, and Board Member, Museums Association, chairs this panel discussion.
Catch up with this panel discussion about the importance of wellbeing in our workforce and how we can support this during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
Sharon Heal, Director, Museums Association, chairs a panel discussion exploring new ways of thinking, working and engaging with collections in a post Covid-19 world.
Watch this webinar about how museums can welcome back visitors when they are able to reopen.
Future of Our Workforce
Watch this panel discussion about the future of our workforce in light of the Covid-19 crisis.
Leadership During a Crisis
The first in a series of webinars the Museums Association (MA) is running for its members in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
A Meeting Place webinars with the British Council and ICOM
Decolonisation: moving towards a more holistic perspective and relational approach
As the conversation has expanded to consider how museums reflect the voices and experiences of a diverse range of audiences and communities, approaches have become less transactional.
Leading digital at a time of uncertainty
It’s time to recognise that digital change in museums is about supporting people and not just mastering technology.
Time for change: tackling underrepresentation
Championing equality and inclusion is a step towards challenging current underrepresentation and bringing about positive change, but is this radical enough to create a culture shift and change mindsets?
Community engagement: inspiring engagement
What working examples can be shared to demonstrate how community engagement looks different in other countries, and how can we go from mission statement to practice?
From an unsustainable past to a sustainable future
A sustainable future needs sustainable museums, just as a sustainable future will be no place for unsustainable museums.
Upcoming eventsview all events
Museum Conversations: How to Advocate for Your Museum
20 September 2023 , 1400-1500
Meet the conference panel
Find out who's reviewing all proposed sessions for this year's conference
Members Together: Scotland
06 March 2024, 1400-1800
V&A Dundee & online
V&A Dundee & online