Museums and Communities Today: Opportunities of the AHRC ‘Connected Communities’ Theme

3 February 2015, 18.15-20.30
Science Museum Director’s Suite

A special event organised by the Public History Convenors Group (Institute of Historical Research) in conjunction with the Science Museum, the National Museums and Galleries Heads of Research and the AHRC.

A screening, presentation and panel discussion revealing the ways that museums, galleries, libraries and archives, with help from the AHRC’s ‘Connected Communities’ theme, have been working with many kinds of communities to tell new kinds of stories about collections, linking personal stories into the fabric of museum displays and the stories of objects. Followed by Questions and Answers from the speakers and other Museum participants in Connected Communities projects and a drinks reception.

All welcome. Admission is free but places are limited. Please register to attend before 2 February 2015 by sending an RSVP e-mail to: research@sciencemuseum.ac.uk.

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/about_us/new_research_folder/news_and_events/upcoming_events.aspx

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