Collections Rural Museums Network
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. During 2019 and 2020, the rural museums network identified the location of publicly accessible rural agricultural collections across the uk. this was aimed at capturing all significant collections, which include 100 or more ‘rural’ objects. the results of this research can be found on the interactive map below. About us the rural museums network 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. Coronavirus in the countryside: rural museums’ responses to covid 19 and lockdown; why black lives matter in the british countryside; collections. a distributed national collection; beekeeping; dairying; ploughs; shepherd’s huts; threshing machines; tractors and combine harvesters; rural crafts and trades collections today; collecting 20th.
Annual Seminar Agm Rural Museums Network
The rural museums network operates a number of events and activities for members, aimed at promoting opportunities to share skills, knowledge and examples of best practice. forthcoming opportunities can be founded listed on this website. for our events’ privacy notice, please click here>>. 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. A system for rural museums to calculate their carbon footprint. jon hall, 2008. this file is hosted by the museum of english rural life website, at the bottom of their ‘going green’ page. rmn collections toolkit final ideas about how to interpret present day concerns about climate change using collections in rural museums. 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. “art fund is delighted to support the queer heritage and collections network a with a network grant, a programme which provides funding for curatorial and professional networks to share expertise for the benefit of collections and audiences,” says rachael browning, head of programme development at art fund.
Introducing The Rural Museums Network Full
The rural history centre at the university of reading, which includes the museum of english rural life, holds extensive collections of material relating to the history of food, farming, and the countryside. as a result, it operates as the leading research and resource center for the subject in the country. 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. Museums.eu is one of the largest european cultural heritage resources, showing thousands of museums, galleries, collections, exhibitions and events across europe. A map showing the location of publicly accessible rural agricultural collections numbering over 100 objects. Accelerating promising practices for small libraries (app) supports projects that strengthen the ability of small and rural libraries and archives to serve their communities. the digital humanities advancement grants (dhag) program is designed to support innovative, experimental, and computationally.