SW Museum Skills Essentials 2018/19: Tranche 2 – Booking Now Open!

Roz Bonnet, 17.10.2018

The second tranche of the South West Museum Development SW Museum Skills: Essentials 2018/19 sessions are now open for booking. CLICK HERE to book your place.

From January to March 2019, South West Museum Development will be hosting 10 SW Museum Skills: Essentials training sessions across the South West.  These sessions have been designed to support museums in the region and have been developed in consultation with the sector.

This tranche will offer delegates the opportunity to increase their knowledge on a range of topics including retail management, developing fundraising strategies, charity finance and supporting museum security. We are once again working in partnership with Collections Trust to support museums to adopt the new Spectrum 5 standard, as well as a session on Review and Rationalisation of Collections.

The South West Museum Development thematic officers will also be offering courses in customer care for volunteers, understanding audiences and developing online collections.

Tranche 2 Sessions – Winter/Spring 2019

15/01/2019   An Introduction to Fundraising Strategies   M Shed

16/01/2019   An Introduction to Fundraising Strategies   Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre

22/01/2019   How to Manage a Museum Shop   Chippenham Museum

24/01/2019   Visitor and Customer Care for Volunteers   Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre

29/01/2019   Understanding Your Museum Audience   Royal Albert Memorial Museum Offices

05/02/2019   Review and Rationalisation   Dorset History Centre

07/02/2019   Using Museum Collections Online   Cornwall’s Regimental Museum

12/02/2019   Spectrum 5   Wheal Martyn Museum

12/03/2019   Charity Finance for Trustees   Royal West of England Academy

13/03/2019   Security in the Museum   Exeter Community Centre

To book a place on any of the sessions: CLICK HERE

The SW Museum Skills Programme is open to all of those who work or volunteer within a museum which is either Accredited, Provisionally Accredited or formally Working Towards Accreditation. To check your organisation’s status, please check here. Staff and volunteers from non-Accredited sites can attend if their museum is located in an area where their local authority contributes to South West Museum Development. A list of contributing local authorities can be found here. Other individuals working in the sector can access the programme but will be charged a subsidy to attend.

If you have any questions about the SW Museum Skills Programme please contact us on [email protected]. If you have been forwarded this message and are not signed up to the blog, you can do so here.

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