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November 2012, London

We met at the V&A in November to hear about their audience participation research and Alexia (now at Stroud Museum) gave us an incredible amount of practical information on improving access for visually impaired visitors based on work undertaken at Hereford Museums with Katherine . Aretha gave us a really comprehensive update on the Heritage […]

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Image of hands holding a pot in the back ground and a hand holding a small ceramic bowl in the foreground. • © HistoryWorks

Heritage partnership to boost public participation

Arts Council England has awarded funding for a new initiative to support regional museums in England who want to forge participatory relationships with the public. The winning partnership between The Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past at the University of York (IPUP), The Diversity in Heritage Group (DHG), The Collections Trust and The […]

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Image of iced cup cake.

August 2011, London

A few of us gathered to enjoy the funky fifties setting of Drink, Shop, Do on Caledonian Road for our reading group on the new report Whose Cake is it Anyway? We considered how much the report added to our current knowledge and whether all the issues raised were solely a symptom of project funding cycles. […]

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Book cover depicts marble sculpture of two women embracing by Patricia Cronin. Entitled 'Memorial to a Marriage', it is a comment on inequality before lesbians were entitled to marry in New York. © Patricia Cronin.

May 2012, Book Launch

It was great to see so many DHG member’s supporting the launch of Museums, Equality and Social Justice edited by Prof Richard Sandell and Eithne Nightingale. It is available here with several chapters reviewed in our Participation Portal.

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