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Exploring Communities and Collections (Yorkshire & Humberside Federation of Museums and Art Galleries Biannual Conference 2015)

Friday 29 May 2015, 9.30AM to 16:30

Speaker(s): Sam Smith (South Yorkshire Through Time), Sharon Heal (Museum Association), Helen Graham (University of Leeds) plus others


Speakers include:

  • Sam Smith (South Yorkshire Through Time project) Oral History Coordinator for the Macmillan Life Stories Project in Sheffield
  • Sharon Heal (Director, Museum Association)
  • Helen Graham (Director of MA in Art Gallery and Museums Studies, University of Leeds)

 Workshops will be held by:

  • Pat Hadley (Wikimedian – York Museums Trust)
  • Jack Latimer (Creative Director - Community Sites Web Design)
  • Sarah Tester and Francesca Taylor (Explore York Library and Archives - Community Collections and Gateway to History Project)

A full day schedule will be sent out to attendee's from Mid April. The Conference will also include the Annual General Meeting of the Yorkshire and Humberside Federation of Museums and Galleries.


Location: National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ

Admission: £43 for FED members & non-members. The first three applications from volunteers from FED member organisations will not be charged.