25 June 10:30 - 2pm Museums Association Sustainable
Collections workshop FREE Manchester Museum. To book
a place ring the MA on 020 7426 6955
7 May Storytelling as a technique for developing family
audiences FREE Lancashire Conservation Studios.
Contact Diane Rushbrook
15 May North West Federation Annual General Meeting
followed by Shout It From the Rooftops session
Atkinson Art Gallery and Southport Arts Centre, Southport.
Contact: Emma Varnam, firstname.lastname@example.org or
16 May 4pm Do Museums Matter? A Museums &
Galleries Month debate FREE URBIS Manchester.
Contact Jennie Crawford
6 June Writing for the Public (and displays) FREE MLA
North West Offices, Warrington. Contact Diane Rushbrook
10 June Storytelling as a technique for developing
family audiences FREE Ellesmere Port Boat Museum.
Contact Diane Rushbrook as above
The 2008 Curating for the Future conference will take place 8-9 September, at the University of Manchester. This year the conference explores the theme of Relevance, Meaning and Responsibility in using our collections. The program will be announced in the July issue of the Renaissance North West newsletter.