Last summer, the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester refreshed its much-loved Textiles Gallery. In the first of two posts, Maxwell Hamilton shares how the science capital toolkit helped to inform the galleries physical aspects.
Emilia McKenzie, Digital Manager, Learning for the Science Museum Group, presented at the Museums and the Web conference in Boston in April 2019. Here she shares an abridged summary of the workshop she delivered, which focused on using digital to facilitate object engagement.
In February we delivered a day of activities, as part of the K+ Kings Widening Participation Programme, in the Science Museum, London, for a group of 40 young people aged 16-18. Here we share the day’s potential to highlight STEM skills and careers.
How can we build a ‘community of good practice’? This week we launched the Manchester hub of the Science Museum Group Academy, and announced our ‘Science Capital in Practice’ programme, in collaboration with Association of Science and Discovery Centres (ASDC).