Members' Meeting - Scotland
11 September 2018
Glasgow Women's Library

1100 Registration and networking

1115 Simon Stephens, Head of Publications and Events, Museums Association
Chair’s introduction

1120-1130 Sue John, Enterprise Development Manager, Glasgow Women’s Library
Sue John, part of the senior management team, welcomes delegates to the library

1130 Gillian Findlay leads a panel discussion on the Scottish Government’s draft Culture Strategy
Jilly Burns, Head of National & International Partnerships, National Museums Scotland
Gillian Findlay, Head of Museums and Collections, Culture Perth and Kinross and Museums Association board member
David Mann, Director, Scottish Maritime Museum
Joe Traynor, Head of Partnerships and Programmes, Museums Galleries Scotland

1230 Rachel Thain-Gray, Project Coordinator, Equality in Progress, Glasgow Women's Library
Rachel Thain-Gray discusses a project that is helping museums gain a better understanding of equality, with the aim of widening access, representation and inclusion. The initiative is rooted in the work Glasgow’s Women’s Library, a values-led feminist museum

1300 Lunch

Includes two optional workshops:

1300 Sally Colvin, Programmes Manager, Museums Association
Workshop 1: During the lunchtime break, find out how you can access Museums Association funding, including the Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund, which gives £1.2m a year for projects that have a social impact

1330 Tamsin Russell, Professional Development Officer, Museums Association
Workshop 2: Our second lunchtime workshop is Careers Crossroads. Don't know what next? Feel stuck? Come an explore your motivations and drivers to help you take a step back before you take your next career step forward

1400 Sharon Heal, Director, Museums Association
Collections 2030 is a major research project looking at the long-term purpose, use and management of museum collections. Sharon Heal introduces the initiative before delegates take part in an interactive session looking at the future of collections

1500 Katey Boal, Property Manager, Culloden, National Trust for Scotland and Nicola Wilson, Collections Curator at Fife Cultural Trust
Katey Boal and Nicola Wilson discuss their role as Museums Association reps

1530 Stephen Allen, Head of Learning and Programmes, National Museums Scotland
Stephen Allen on Rip it Up, a hugely successful exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland, that tells the story of Scottish pop

1600 Networking
Drinks and nibbles and the opportunity to network with peers and Museums Association staff. Includes a chance to see the Glasgow Women’s Library

1700 Close