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Recent blog posts
Museum Development North West (MDNW) has published a Contemporary Collecting Toolkit. Collecting contemporary histories to ensure collections are up to date and relevant can be a major task for museums. For some, contemporary collecting is high on the agenda, but for others it’s a new approach and one that may feel overwhelming at first. To […]
The Inspiration Visitor Profiling research for local museums in Northern Ireland in 2016 revealed that representation was lowest in the 18-40 age category, accounting for around only a quarter of all museum visits. People were visiting museums as children, with their family, or when they’re older but there was a lack of engagement from those […]