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*Connecting with Communities around environmental concerns - workshop 5th
March*

Museums have found many ways to connect with their communities around
environmental concerns – tackling subjects as diverse as resource use
<http://happymuseumproject.org/waste-not-the-anti-upgrading-exhibition/>
 and waste <https://www.uppingit.org.uk/rubbish-night-museum/>, energy
<https://www.derbymuseums.org/whats-on/energetic>, local planning,
<http://happymuseumproject.org/happy-museum-project-in-reading-wheres-reading-heading/>air
pollution
<http://happymuseumproject.org/canterbury-museum-explores-air-pollution-with-its-community/>
and
more.  Building these connections has the potential to contribute to the
wellbeing and resilience as well as the environmental sustainability of
both museums and their communities.

This workshop offers the chance to hear practical examples and experiences
from Happy Museum’s community of practice including Museums Northumberland
<http://happymuseumproject.org/woodhorn-charitable-trust/>, Derby Museums
<http://happymuseumproject.org/derby-museums/>and Manchester University
Museum <http://happymuseumproject.org/manchester-museum/> and to explore
ideas to take back to your own work context.

<http://happymuseumproject.org/wp-content/uploads/Dt0Et3JWwAUMNXZ.jpg>The
workshop includes an opportunity to see the former colliery site
transformed by the installations in Coal Forest
<https://museumsnorthumberland.org.uk/whats-on/coal-forest-art-trail/> inspired
our ongoing & complex relationship with coal.

Date – Tuesday 5th March

Venue – Woodhorn Museum
<https://museumsnorthumberland.org.uk/woodhorn-museum/>

Timings – 10.30 refreshments for 11.00 start –  15.30 close

A small charge of £15 (including VAT) which includes tea/coffee and a light
lunch will be payable on the day

Reserve a place (ideally by the 28th February) by email to Claire Danks
[log in to unmask]

-- 
Hilary Jennings
Director, Happy Museum

0780 3085394


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