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September 2018

Cornwall Museums Engagement Network

12th September 2018 at 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Cornwall’s Regimental Museum The Keep Bodmin, PL31 1EG United Kingdom

Theme: Welcoming autistic children and young people to your museum We will be hosting a ‘show and tell’ of the practical approaches museums in Cornwall have been taking to welcome children and young people with autism. Join us for an afternoon jam-packed with ideas, case studies and advice along with inclusive hacks you could do on a shoe-string. The network is for all museums in Cornwall – whether you run a regular programme of engagement opportunities, have run some projects…

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Working Collaboratively with the University of Exeter

27th September 2018 at 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
University of Exeter Penryn Campus Penryn, TR10 9FE United Kingdom Penryn, United Kingdom

The event is the first step in museums and heritage organisations forming closer relationships with academics to best improve and share the knowledge of our Cornish collections. We hope you can attend and celebrate this positive step and the benefits it aspires to bring to the heritage sector in Cornwall and beyond. The university will also be officially launching the start of the MA programme in International Heritage Management and Consultancy.   There will be a chance to showcase the…

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October 2018

Cornwall Museums Group Meeting

16th October 2018 at 9:45 am - 12:30 pm
Metropole Hotel Padstow, PL28 8DB United Kingdom Padstow, United Kingdom

This meeting will focus on marketing and audiences to build museum resilience. The meeting also offers the chance to catch up with colleagues and the latest developments, case studies and news, including an optional opportunity to visit the new Padstow Museum after the meeting. The museum team have been busy relocating to a new site and undertaking a complete transformation in their displays, interpretation and the activities they offer. Booking essential as places are limited. Read the full agenda for…

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Cornwall Copyright Forum

30th October 2018 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Studio 101 Krowji West Park Redruth, TR15 3AJ United Kingdom, 101 West Park United Kingdom

The Copyright Forum is a peer-led forum for museums, archives, galleries and heritage organisations in Cornwall, where staff and volunteers can come together to discuss their own issues relating to copyright and to get updates on current relevant legislation. The day will consist of some introductory training, scenario assessment, risk management advice, as well as the chance to share copyright concerns and case studies. Lunch is included.  

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November 2018

Firm Foundations

1st November 2018 at 9:00 am - 2nd November 2018 at 5:00 pm

It gives delegates the opportunity to learn from respected professionals and offers candid and exclusive insights into the industry and how it works – from procurement and project management to costs and contractors. Delegates will be able to share ideas and challenges in a supportive, confidential environment, and draw support from experts and peers. Our team of professionals have extensive experience in developing and delivering heritage projects of all sizes across the UK, and will show you how to prepare,…

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Marketing Workshop – Cornwall

13th November 2018 at 9:45 am - 4:00 pm
Studio 101 Krowji West Park Redruth, TR15 3AJ United Kingdom, 101 West Park United Kingdom

A hands-on interactive marketing workshop for anyone who has little or no marketing experience.  We're delighted to welcome Phil Gendall, an expert in branding and design, from one of the leading marketing agencies in the South West - Wolf Rock. Phil will cover the principles of audience, positioning, segmentation, message, and branding. He will also provide an overview of web and social media best practice. During the second half of the session, you'll get a chance to work with facilitators on…

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Collections 2030 Discussion

15th November 2018 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Studio 101 Krowji West Park Redruth, TR15 3AJ United Kingdom, 101 West Park United Kingdom

The Museums Association (MA) has launched Collections 2030, a major new research project that seeks to understand the current state of museum collections in the UK, and – in collaboration with the sector – identify how to make the most of museum collections over the course of the next decade. The MA has published a discussion paper and a series of research questions and is looking for responses from across the sector. Cornwall has more Accredited museums than any other region in the country. We…

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Marketing Workshop – Devon

22nd November 2018 at 9:45 am - 4:00 pm
X Centre Commercial Road Exeter, EX2 4AD United Kingdom, Commercial Road United Kingdom

A hands-on interactive marketing workshop for anyone who has little or no marketing experience.  We're delighted to welcome Phil Gendall, an expert in branding and design, from one of the leading marketing agencies in the South West - Wolf Rock. Phil will cover the principles of audience, positioning, segmentation, message, and branding. He will also provide an overview of web and social media best practice. During the second half of the session, you'll get a chance to work with facilitators on…

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Storage of Collections

27th November 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wheal Martyn Carthew St Austell, PL268XG United Kingdom United Kingdom

Delivered by Helena Jaeschke, Conservation Development Officer, SWMD Introduction This is a comprehensive session to help you with all aspects of storing your collections safely. The day will be a mix of talks, discussions and practical activities. Handouts will be provided.  The sessions concentrate on objects which museums are likely to need to handle, pack and store and the issues they are likely to face. You are welcome to send details in advance of any problems you’d like included.   Who…

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Code of Ethics – Navigating Ethical Practice

27th November 2018 at 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Studio 101 Krowji West Park Redruth, TR15 3AJ United Kingdom, 101 West Park United Kingdom

In January 2016 the revised Code of Ethics was launched to the sector.  The aim of the review and revision was to make the Code of Ethics fit for purpose in the 21st century and beyond.  Building on the strong foundations of previous Codes this new Code is more relevant in the dynamic sector in which we find ourselves today. This session will: outline how this review was undertaken, highlighting what we wanted to achieve and signposting the differences from…

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December 2018

Storing and Handling Works on Paper

7th December 2018 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tate St Ives Porthmeor Beach St Ives, TR26 1TG United Kingdom, Porthmeor Beach United Kingdom

Who is it for? This course is aimed at museum employees who handle works on paper and prepare items for exhibitions. What will I learn? handling and carrying works of art on paper safe packing and storage surface cleaning techniques exhibiting works of art on paper – basics of mounting/framing/environmental conditions   A practical workshop making simple display supports exhibiting flat materials (documents, etc) and how to secure the documents to a supporting board using non-adhesive techniques. You will learn…

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Marketing Workshop – Dorset

11th December 2018 at 9:45 am - 4:00 pm
The Victorian Barn Woolland Blandford Forum Dorset, DT11 0EY United Kingdom United Kingdom

A hands-on interactive marketing workshop for anyone who has little or no marketing experience.  We're delighted to welcome Phil Gendall, an expert in branding and design, from one of the leading marketing agencies in the South West - Wolf Rock. Phil will cover the principles of audience, positioning, segmentation, message, and branding. He will also provide an overview of web and social media best practice. During the second half of the session, you'll get a chance to work with facilitators on…

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Marketing Workshop – Somerset

12th December 2018 at 9:45 am - 4:00 pm
Willows and Wetlands Centre Stoke St Gregory TA3 6HY United Kingdom United Kingdom

A hands-on interactive marketing workshop for anyone who has little or no marketing experience.  We're delighted to welcome Phil Gendall, an expert in branding and design, from one of the leading marketing agencies in the South West - Wolf Rock. Phil will cover the principles of audience, positioning, segmentation, message, and branding. He will also provide an overview of web and social media best practice. During the second half of the session, you'll get a chance to work with facilitators on…

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Museum Mixer

18th December 2018 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Truro Lounge 12 Prince’s Street Truro, TR1 2ES United Kingdom

Join CMP staff and colleagues for a Christmas social. This is a great chance to network and chat with fellow museum people from across Cornwall. Drop in anytime, everyone welcome. We will be upstairs in Truro Lounge.

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