Museum Education

Connecting Museums Across Borders: GEM’s New Mentoring Partnership with NEMO – GEM

We are thrilled to announce a renewed partnership with the Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO). This collaboration will involve ...

2023 Update Plus My Experience at the 2023 MANY Conference in Syracuse

December 21, 2023 A lot has happened this year. While I have not been posting as much since being promoted ...

GEM Conference 2023: “Sensing the Past” – GEM

Many visually impaired people often feel disconnected and isolated from their environment making them one of the most vulnerable groups ...

Chair of GEM Caroline Marcus took part in selecting the winners of the national Coronation Benches Competition at Historic Royal Palaces – GEM

© Historic Royal Palaces Schools across the UK have been on the edge of their seats waiting for the winners ...

Virtual Museum Impressions: The Morgan Library & Museum

March 9, 2023 I chose to explore The Morgan Library & Museum, a museum and an independent research library in ...

Engaging SEND-audiences through innovative ASMR workshops – GEM

As part of the Careers for All Programme, the team at Leeds Museums and Galleries wrote a series of ASMR ...

The Sensational Museum: Using What We Know about Disability to Change how Museums Work for Everyone. – GEM

Researchers from across England partner with leading heritage organisations to reimagine our experiences of museums. Led by Professor Hannah Thompson ...

Museum Memories: Long Island Part Two, Long Island Maritime Museum and The Historical Society of Greater Port Jefferson

February 8, 2023 It has been a while since I wrote about my previous experiences in the museum field. I ...

Dr Habib and Dr Bouchard to join GEM as new editors of Journal for Education in Museums – GEM

GEM is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Sadia Habib and Dr Dominique Bouchard as new editors of Journal ...

Things To Do At Museums For Valentine’s Day

January 18, 2023 There are a number of museums that are celebrating Valentine’s Day in various ways. We know that ...

Announcement: Changes to the Blog and Website

December 15, 2022 I wanted to let you all know that I will make a few changes in 2023. You ...

Appealing to Secondary Schools – GEM

The theme of this year’s GEM Conference was A Way Forward for Museum Learning, which in a single phrase states ...

GEM receives funding offer from the Arts Council England 2023 – 2026 Investment Programme – GEM

  GEM is delighted to announce that it has received a conditional offer of funding from the Arts Council England ...

Working together for health and wellbeing: express your interest to work with GEM & CHWA – GEM

Should we be funded the six micro grants will be in the region of £10k each, partners will be expected ...

Things to Do for Halloween at Museums and Historic Sites in 2022

October 20, 2022 Halloween is just around the corner! And today is my birthday. In honor of both Halloween and ...

The History of Witchcraft: Witchcraft in Africa

September 15, 2022        This is the second post in the history of witchcraft series I started last year. I included ...

GEM Conference 2022 // How to co-curate a school museum: The Iffley Academy & Oxford University’s History of Science Museum – GEM

The Academy is for children and young people with complex special educational needs and disabilities. Since 2016, the University’s Gardens, ...

GEM Conference 2022 // How do we contact teachers? Five lessons learnt from the Art Fund Teacher Art Pass Research & Development year 2021-2022 – GEM

Art Assembly 2019. Walthamstow © David Levene 2019 If you are a member of the GEM Jiscmail list you will ...

GEM Conference 2022 // Reconnecting Handling Collections: Schools Learning in Partnership – GEM

The Horniman Museum and Garden’s vast Handling Collection of 3,500 objects has formed the backbone of our successful schools programme ...

The Journey of Change Continues: Making the Permanent Move to “Agents of Change”

When I began the Art Museum Teaching site back in 2011 (now almost 11 years ago), my main goal was ...

Virtual Historic Site Impressions: Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire

July 28, 2022      After I visited the Harriet Tubman Historical National Park, I virtually went across the Atlantic Ocean to ...

Virtual Historic Site Impressions: The Harriet Tubman Historical National Park

July 1, 2022         I recently did a virtual trip to the newer national park the Harriet Tubman Historical National ...

Tie Breaker Poll: Fountains Abbey or Harriet Tubman National Historical Park

April 14, 2022 We have a tie! Both of them will be discussed in the next couple of Museum/Historic Sites ...

“It’s Been Two Years Since…” – Reflecting on being laid off & where I am now after two years

IMPORTANT NOTE: I want to let the Art Museum Teaching community know that I am moving my writing over to ...

Poll: The Next Museum/Historic Site to Visit

March 24, 2022 The poll will close at 11:59pm (EST) on April 7th. Like this:Like Loading... Related Published by lindseystewardgoldberg ...