Collections Rural Museums Network
Collections. for a number of years, the rural museums network has been working to define and collate information on a distributed national collection of agricultural heritage material. building up a national picture of how the story of farming is represented in museum collections will enhance public understanding of that material and access to it. The rural museums network is a registered charity, aimed at promoting learning and encouraging a wider understanding of the uk’s rural heritage. as a subject specialist network we provide access to collections development information and current research to support heritage sites working within related fields. This brief video introduces the work of the rural museums network for rural life collections everywhere and the people who look after them. share, learn, j. The rural museums network is for rural life collections everywhere and the people who look after them. it exists to bring museums of farming and the countryside closer together for mutual benefit. we provide a means to publicise rural museums and the work they do more widely.the majority of rural life museums are members. the network is also reaching out to collectors, related societies and. Collections stewardship the collections stewardship professional network is a community of practice focused on the stewardship of collections, archives, and exhibitions, including direct care, handling, documentation, shipping, housing, information management, and all activities related to collections of various types and sizes.
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Introduced in january 2017, the rural diversity network (rdn) was initiated as part of the arts council england supported change makers leadership programme with dr tehmina goskar, and is now coordinated by the team at cornwall museums partnership. through the rural diversity network, we are trying to tackle geographic exclusion. cultural policy around diversity has often been centered on the. The museum of english rural life at the university of reading uses its diverse collections to explore how the skills and experiences of rural people, past and present, help shape our lives. merl is grateful to its major funders, the university of reading , research england and arts council england. [email protected] 44 (0) 118 378 8660. Collections. the objects, archives, books, journals, photographs and films held by the museum of english rural life document our changing landscape and the impact of people on the environment. recently we have made a particular effort to enrich the collections with objects that have a greater focus on ideas, opinions and perceptions within and.
Connecting To Collections Rural Museums Network
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