Join our free event – exclusively for our members
Members Together: Scotland offers a brilliant opportunity to familiarise yourself with what is happening at the MA, from our work on climate justice, decolonisation, wellbeing and anti-racism to the funding opportunities we offer. Find out how to put our guidance into practice in your museum and to hear how to make the most of your membership benefits. It also offers the chance to hear updates from, and network with, your colleagues in Scotland.
Getting our members together for interactive, lively discussions, key information and feedback, is core to our membership offer and one of the many ways we highlight and celebrate our diverse membership. It ensures your voice is heard, and that the MA reflects your work in our policy campaigns.
Join us at V&A Dundee or online for this hybrid event that is open to all individual members, commercial members and anyone who works for an organisation that is an institutional member.
For those attending in person there is also the chance to network and be taken on an exclusive tour of the venue.
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Introduction by chair
Welcome from Charlotte Hale
Museums for Climate Justice
India Divers shares the details of the MA’s Museums for Climate Justice campaign. This session includes the opportunity for online and in-person delegates to discuss the issues raised in small groups.
Review of the Code of Ethics
Jack Reilly will discuss the benefits of taking the Associateship of the Museums Association (AMA)
Jack Reilly, Head of Visitor Experience, V&A Dundee
Delivering Change is three-year programme of learning, leadership and funding. A collective effort between Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS), and partnering museums, galleries, and community groups to restructure as organisations based on anti-oppressive principles. This session is a chance to find out more and ask questions.
Sheila Asante, Sheila Asante. Programme Manager (Delivering Change), MGS
Gabi Gillott, Museum Development Co-ordinator (Delivering Change), MGS
Gillian Findlay, President, Museums Association and Curatorial and Engagement Manager at Edinburgh Museums, in conversation with: Michael Terwey, MA Board Member/ Director of Public Engagement and Research at National Trust for Scotland; Matthew Bellhouse, MA Rep/ Director, Museum and Development, HMS Unicorn, Dundee
Changing lives at V&A Dundee
Peter Nurick shares the learning from his work developing wellbeing programmes at V&A Dundee through events, tours, digital engagement and other activities. Hear about the positive impact these initiatives have on local communities, including projects that support people with dementia and other health issues.
A chance to have a tour of the museum and network with colleagues. Drinks and nibbles will be served.
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Venue, access and sustainability information
More information about the venue, access and sustainability can be found here.