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Our latest news and events.

  • How can the cultural sector respond to the referendum? How can the cultural sector respond to the referendum?Much has been written about the Referendum and the cultural sector* – including this by Happy Museum founder Tony Butler .  In it he identified a role for museums in ‘bridging the ...
  • New Affiliate Scheme Launches New Affiliate Scheme LaunchesHappy Museum recently announced the launch of a new peer learning network, the Happy Museum Affiliate Scheme. The scheme will: Work with a positive frame for practical action which puts societal wellbeing at ...
  • Apply for our new Affiliate Scheme Apply for our new Affiliate SchemeThe new Happy Museum Affiliate Scheme is now open for applications. Application process Application will be via a simple Expression of Interest – see below Please send your expression of interest by 7th ...
  • Exciting new role at Manchester Museum Exciting new role at Manchester MuseumCommon Cause Foundation (CCF) is working with Manchester Museum to launch a new conversation across the Greater Manchester region about what matters to people, and their perceptions of others’ values. ...
  • ACE Museum Resilience Fund supports new Happy Museum Affiliate Scheme ACE Museum Resilience Fund supports new Happy Museum Affiliate SchemeHappy Museum are delighted to receive funding from the Arts Council England‘s Museum Resilience Fund to support our continuing partnership with People United and in particular to launch  a new Affiliate Scheme in autumn 2016. In response ...
  • Happy and Green: Connecting Sustainability and Wellbeing Happy and Green: Connecting Sustainability and WellbeingHosted at the London Transport Museum in 2016,  Happy and Green drew connections between Sustainability and Wellbeing in supporting individual, institutional and societal resilience – and considered the particular role ...
  • Connecting sustainability and wellbeing – a gathering momentum Connecting sustainability and wellbeing - a gathering momentumJonathan Rowson of the RSA said ‘the essence of the climate change challenge is the wrong kind of energy (fossil fuels) in the wrong kind of economy (fixated with GDP) ...
  • Rules for a Playful Museum Rules for a Playful MuseumRead and download our Rules for a Playful Museum below See here for more about our work on play in museums.
  • ‘How far have you travelled?’ Metrics for modern museums 'How far have you travelled?' Metrics for modern museums‘How long was your journey to get here today?’ was the first question a room full of museum and cultural professionals were posed on a wet March 1st in Birmingham’s ...
  • Museum of Fossil Fuels Museum of Fossil FuelsWhat would you put in a Museum of Fossil Fuels? The Happy Museum invite you imagine what object you would place in a Museum of Fossil Fuels. We invite you to ponder ...