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The Group for Education in Museum conference – People Power: realizing the potential of volunteers, communities and partners – comes to Leeds 3rd-5th September. Helen Graham, University Research Fellow in Tangible and Intangible Heritage and Director, Centre for Critical Studies in Museum, Galleries and Heritage will be a keynote speaker and will explore how principles of horizontality might support more mutually rewarding community participation.

Heritage Show + Tell, 18th July 2013
Experience Barnsley

Heritage Show + Tell is a chance for people passionate about heritage in Yorkshire to come together and share their work, get feedback on ideas and meet new collaborators.

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by the brand new Experience Barnsley, the first ever Barnsley Museum which opened at the end of June. Join us for a tour of the new museum at 4pm. We will then kick off Heritage Show + Tell at 5pm.

If you’d like to come to either the tour or the Heritage Show + Tell event, register with Helen Graham, h.graham@leeds.ac.uk

The Royal Armouries, Leeds Museums and Galleries and the University of Leeds are offering a unique opportunity for two exceptional candidates who are interested in a career as a museum registrar.

MSN? is a project funded by the Cultural and Creative Industries Exchange at the University of Leeds.  Led by Dr Mark Westgarth in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies, MSN? hosted an invitation event at Leeds City Art Gallery on Monday 15th April.

‘How should decisions about heritage be made?’ is funded as an Arts and Humanities Research Council Connected Communities Co-Design Development project and Helen will work over the next few months with fourteen other people – from funders, national museums and heritage organizations and groups large a small – to co-design a research project.