Members' Meeting - England: Midlands - Museums Association

Members’ Meeting – England: Midlands

7 June 2022, 1400-1700
Online, Zoom

Our Members’ Meetings are open to all individual members, commercial members and anyone who works for an organisation that is an institutional member.

Online Members’ Meetings include:

  • Talks from our president Gillian Findlay and director Sharon Heal
  • Details of our policy and advocacy work, including our Museums Change Lives campaign
  • An interactive session on the climate crisis
  • A session exploring the Front of House Charter for Change and what it means for you, your organisation, and the sector.
  • A discussion of the issues affecting museums and galleries in your area
  • The chance to network with MA staff and other members in your area

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Introduction by chair
Geraldine Kendall Adams
Writer and News Editor, Museums Assocation
In conversation
Gillian Findlay
Cultural Venues Manager (Museums & Galleries), City of Edinburgh Council and President, Museums Association
Simon Brown
Vice President, MA Board; Project Curator, National Justice Museum and Curator, Newstead Abbey
Museums Change Lives

A chance for attendees to break into groups and share examples of how museums they work with and for are having an impact on the communities they serve by enhancing people’s health and wellbeing; inspiring engagement, debate and reflection; and creating better places to live and work

Supporting the sector
Sharon Heal
Director, Museums Association
Front of House Charter for Change

We are committed to the inclusive and professional treatment of front-of-house workers, and we believe that front-of-house roles are a profession and career pathway. The Front-of-House Charter for Change outlines the ways in which organisations can recognise, include, and develop front-of-house colleagues. In this session we will explore what the Charter means for you, your organisation, and the sector.

Tamsin Russell
Workforce Development Officer, Museums Association
Climate crisis

Alistair and Antonia lead an interactive sustainability skills session.

Alistair Brown
Policy Manager, Museums Association
Antonia Canal
Policy and Campaigns Officer, Museums Association

Networking session led by MA reps

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Event details

Date 7 June 2022
Time 1400-1700
Location Online, Zoom