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SW Museum Skills: Kids in Museums - Becoming More Family Friendly

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Would you like your museum to be more welcoming of children, young people and families, but need some support?

This training day will provide a great opportunity to review where you are as an organisation and offer top tips and inspiration to develop your offer for this audience.

This day will help delegates to:

• Explore how your work fits into the local and national context

• Use our Kids in Museums Manifesto as a framework to reflect on what your organisation offers and where you can develop your work

• Pick up low and no cost tips for improving your provision

• Hear from Poole Museum about how they have embedded the Kids in Museums Manifesto and run Takeover Day

• Discover how Takeover Day and Teen Digital Takeover can be used to pilot new work

• Find out about a range of resources to support your work

• Create an action plan in order to take your work forward.

This training day will be delivered in partnership between Kids in Museums and South West Museum Development.


Who should attend?

This training day is suitable for staff or volunteers from museums across the South West who are interested in making their museum more welcoming to children, families and young people.


What will you learn?

You will:

  • Gain an understanding of the importance of being a family friendly museum through exploring the regional and national context of this work

  • Discover how to use the Kids in Museums Manifesto as a framework across your organisation in order to make your museum welcoming and inclusive of children, young people and families

  • Be inspired by case studies and low and no cost top tips to help you to improve provision for this audience

  • Find out how to collaborate with children and young people in meaningful ways through Kids in Museums Takeover Day and Teen Digital Takeover initiatives

  • Create an action plan to take your family friendly work forward

  • Obtain further information about further resources and support for your work


How does this session relate to Arts Council England’s Accreditation Standard?

  • 8.3 To have a plan for developing your range of users

  • 9.1 To provide stimulating learning and discovery activities, including exhibitions and programmes based on your collections


Session Leader

Laura Bedford is the Head of Programmes at Kids in Museums. She worked in learning roles within museums for over 15 years, which included the National Maritime Museum and the Geffrye Museum. All of these positions involved working with children, young people and families. Laura has also developed and delivered training workshops for Kids in Museums, the National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing and was the Director for the GEM Health and Wellbeing course.


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