Volunteers – who benefits? Happy Museum Development Day 4 February 2014 Evaluation Ruth Clarke event programmer Event details Date: 4 February 2014 Location: Bilston Craft Gallery Who: Happy Museum community of practice and those involved in Volunteer Management I the wider sector Time: 10.30 – 4pm No of attendees: 32 including facilitators Facilitators Hillary Jennings […]

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This development day was put together to share and learn from some of the excellent Happy Museum project practice around well-being, play, creativity and fun.   Three commissioned museums presented about their projects, two of which had some very jovial external practitioners from non-museum disciplines to enthuse and inspire us. Woodhorn Museum brought along their […]

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Yesterday, the Happy Museum Project (HMP) held an exciting Open Workshop on Measuring What Matters at the beautiful Fazeley Studios in Birmingham. Attended by representatives from 33 museums and arts organizations, including Bristol Museum, Bilston Craft Gallery and the Mental Health Museum, the day proved to be a great success. HMP Associate, Hilary Jennings, and […]

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  In April 2013 the Happy Museum Project (HMP) held Open Workshops in Newcastle and Birmingham. Staged in the Great Northern Museum and The Fazeley Studios respectively, the venues providing magnificent settings for a rigorous two days of discussion, presentations and activity. 17 representatives attended the Newcastle event, from organizations as diverse as National Trust […]

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