The Value of Everything: Arts Marketing Association Conference 2017

The 2017 Arts Marketing Association (AMA) conference was themed ‘The Value of Everything’. There were a broad range of talks to attend, which were geared to inspiring better interaction with a wide range of audiences and to showcase best practices of marketing in the current climate, with plenty of networking opportunities. The last conference I went to was back in… Read full article

Young children, public spaces and democracy: the BRIC Project

Nicola Wallis reports on the BRIC Conference, for those involved with early childhood education and care to discuss the promotion of very young children’s democratic engagement in civic society by regular visits to public spaces – including museums. This conference was a culmination of the EU-funded BRIC Project, which has spent the last three years investigating young children, democracy and… Read full article

A fresh perspective on familiar systems: the Axiell Collections Management Conference 2017

How do museums, libraries and archives keep track of the thousands of objects in their collections? Collections management systems, that’s how. In May, a daring duo from the Fitzwilliam Museum – Georgina Doji, Computer Associate, and Daryl Tappin, Documentation Assistant – travelled to Oxford for the Axiell Collections Management Conference. The conference provided the opportunity to discuss some of these… Read full article