The Collections Trust has secured major European Commission investment in projects worth a total of €8m to help museums, archives and libraries share their collections online safely and sustainably. (more…)
In August 2011, for 3 days, London was overtaken by a series of spontaneous riots. As disaffected children and young people took to the streets, looting shops and damaging property, the television news sent pictures of burning buildings and angry mobs around the world.
In the aftermath of the riots, people of all ages and faiths came together in angry condemnation of the senselessness of the riots and with a renewed spirit of unity and community. When things like this happen, society needs to understand them, to learn from them and ultimately learn how to avoid them in the future. (more…)
The Collections Trust has announced OpenCulture 2011 – a 2-day Collections Management event for the UK and international community.
The first international event to focus on current and next-generation practice in Collections Management, OpenCulture 2011 features a Great Collections Management Exhibition and Trade Fair and a conference addressing key themes in Collections policy and practice, including:
- The Strategic Role of Collections
- Next-generation Collections Management
- Collections Management and the End-user
Delegate fees start from as little at £66 plus VAT and there are attractive earlybird discounts for people registering before December 2010.
Find out more about this exciting event and register online at http://www.openculture2011.org.uk