George Catlin was not a name from American history that Kids in Museums volunteer Sarah Howell-Smith was familiar with, so she was looking forward to learning more about the man and his work at the National Portrait Gallery…
Catlin was an artist, entrepreneur and showman from the USA who undertook a … Read more
Added: April 15, 2013Comments: 0
The 10th anniversary Kids in Museums Manifesto is published. In the first Kids in Museums Manifesto six years ago, visitors demanded breast feeding facilities. Now that demand has been deleted from the list. Instead, there’s a brand new point among the 20 ways to make a museum more family friendly … Read more
Added: January 14, 2013Comments: 0
We are looking for a new volunteer Sign Up Manager, as our wonderful current manager Kathryn is going to concentrate on her role as our Office Manager and Administrator.
The Sign Up Manager is responsible for processing all the museums, heritage sites, historic homes and visitor attractions that sign up in … Read more
Added: October 3, 2012Comments: 0
The Kids in Museums Manifesto is a valuable tool which can have an enormous effect on your museum, as Amanda Hart at the Corinium Museum found out…
We used the Kids in Museums Manifesto to help us draw up a questionnaire that was given to a group of local parents to complete … Read more
Added: October 3, 2012Comments: 1
Kids in Museums, the voice of families in museums, galleries and historic homes is looking for volunteers in Wales.
Tasks may include assisting with events, encouraging museums to sign up to the Kids in Museums Manifesto, writing reviews for the website and helping to spread the word about Kids in … Read more
Added: July 17, 2012Comments: 0
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