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Our latest news and events.

  • From Museums to Zoos From Museums to ZoosCharlotte Smith moved from the museums and galleries sector to Chester Zoo. Here she reflects on Happy Museum thinking and the different models of community engagement the zoo uses in ...
  • Design for Wellbeing Design for WellbeingNEF’s Five Ways to Wellbeing and Happy Museum thinking inspired a series of events on well-being and design at the Design Museum, writes producer Bernard Hay. One of the many changes ...
  • Learning & Evaluation report – September 2017 The Happy Museum Project are pleased to announce the publication of our third Learning and Evaluation Report (Sep 17)  produced by Flow Associates.  The full report and a short summary ...
  • Values for stronger communities – new resource Values for stronger communities - new resourceResearch shows most of us care deeply about one another and the world around us, valuing things like equality, community and friendship. However, the large majority of us underestimate the extent to ...
  • Exploring Happy Museum in the digital world Exploring Happy Museum in the digital worldSince 2012 Happy Museum has worked to re-imagine the purpose of museums as stewards of people, place and planet, supporting wellbeing and building resilience in the face of global challenges.  ...
  • Happy Museum and the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act, Wales Happy Museum and the Wellbeing of Future Generations Act, WalesThe Happy Museum is delighted to announce a new initiative – working with six museums across Wales to develop and test museum practice in support of the goals of the ...
  • New Measure What Matters workshop on transformative evaluation New Measure What Matters workshop on transformative evaluationMeasure What Matters, Fazeley Studios Birmingham 13th June 2017, 10-5pm Our annual Happy Museum ‘Measure What Matters’ event is a holistic look at evaluation in museums. From tools to transformation, ...
  • Happy Museum Affiliates Happy Museum Affiliates  2017
  • Happy Museum announces first round of Affiliates Happy Museum announces first round of AffiliatesHappy Museum (HM)  is delighted to welcome the first members of its Affiliate Scheme.  The Scheme is a new peer learning network forming part of the wider HM programme, funded ...
  • Derby Museums works with 64 Million Artists to inspire creativity Derby Museums works with 64 Million Artists to inspire creativityAs a Happy Museum Derby Museums, are committed to creating the conditions for wellbeing in their venues.   To reinforce and encourage the benefits of everyday creativity, Derby Museums are teaming ...