Museums and Galleries Month

This year the theme for Museums and Galleries Month (MGM) is Ideas and Innovation.

MGM Workshop 14th January 2008

A workshop was held at Milestones Museum, Basingstoke on 14th January 2008 to explore how museums could support MGM 2008.

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MGM Ylva French (PDF, 1,421Kb).

MGM Sharon Bristow (PDF, 474Kb).

Ideas for MGM. Sharon Bristow, (Word DOC, 59Kb) Notes highlighting the menu of opportunities available to museums in exploring this year’s theme.

MGM Alison Wilson. (PDF, 639Kb).

Ideas and Innovation –  interpreting the theme at the Museum of Farnham. Alison Wilson (Word DOC, 27Kb).

MGM Katerina Kremmida (PDF, 233Kb).

In a Different Light (Word DOC, 52 Kb) tells the story of how the Pitt Rivers Museum and the Oxford University Museum of Natural History opened for one evening in May 2005 and 2006. (The museums also opened in May 2007). This enabled them to target an adult audience who might not otherwise visit and literally to show off the museum “in a different light”. This event was part of Museum and Galleries Month and the European initiative La Nuit des Musees.

Useful websites

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Museums and Galleries Month which includes case studies from previous years, publicity materials and a Working with Artists toolkit.

24 Hour Museum gets a password so that you can enter information about events at your museum.

Awards for All England which offers a quick and easy application for small grants.

La Nuit des Musees.

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