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UCL and DHG survey request

I’m delighted to be co-authoring a short opinion piece with Kalliope Fouseki (UCL) for the upcoming Museums Etc.. publication ‘Museum Participation: Engaging and Involving Audiences’. The editors Kayte McSweeney and Jennifer Kavanagh have encouraged us to seek the opinions of DHG. As such, we would like to invite you (DHG and interested parties) to participate in an anonymous, […]

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Embedding participation: new web resource

Paul Hamlyn Foundation, has launched a new web resource to support the embedding of participation in museums and galleries. The resources have been created as part of Our Museum: Communities and Museums as Active Partners. A Paul Hamlyn Foundation programme to facilitate a process of organisational change within museums and galleries committed to active partnership […]

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Organisational change: PHF resources soft launch

Next week the Paul Hamlyn Foundation launches a brand new Resources Website to accompany their Our Museum Initiative. A plethora of videos, audio interviews and documents offer practical examples of active partnership with communities and also illustrate the numerous organisational changes required to become a participatory museum or gallery. Tracy-Ann Smith (chair of DHG) and Brightonart have produced over fifty […]

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Commission reports unequal cultural access

The Warwick Commission’s final report, Enriching Britain: Culture, Creativity and Growth, was launched today and is available to download in various formats. Further evidence and research resources from the Commission’s year-long investigation are also available, along with initial responses from the cultural and creative sector. The key message from this report is that the government and […]

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