Topic: young people

Teen Twitter Takeover Day...

27 August 2014 saw the annual Kids in Museums Teen Twitter Takeover Day. 28 museums across the UK took part including The Geffrye Museum, Royal Academy of Arts, Brighton Museum, Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life and many more.

The teens involved were responsible for taking … Read more

Added: September 9, 2014Comments: 0

National Portrait Gallery’s Young People’s Private View of the BP Portrait Award...

Ania Gordon spent a memorable week on work experience with Kids in Museums and went along to the Young People’s Private View of the BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

On Monday 21st July the National Portrait Gallery invited teenagers between 14-19 to attend a Young People’s … Read more

Added: August 7, 2014Comments: 0

Young curators dive into history in the National Fisheries Museum, Belgium...

Kids in Museums volunteer Sophie Serraris has been working with children who helped to create an exhibition at the National Fisheries Museum in Belgium.

The National Fisheries Museum in Belgium invited children from various schools in the area to participate in a new experiment. Thirteen kids took up the challenge: they … Read more

Added: August 7, 2014Comments: 0

Stories of the World...

Kids in Museums volunteer, May Redfern investigates Stories of the World. It is the largest youth participation project ever carried out by museums, taking hold at over 60 museums across the UK, as part of next year’s Olympic celebrations…

With backing from the Arts Council, the museums … Read more

Added: December 3, 2011Comments: 0

Young Peoples Manifesto...

I went to a conference at the British Library yesterday, about young people and heritage. It was great to see that half the delegates were young people, actively reporting back on all the projects they’d been involved with. One of the workshops asked for our thoughts on a Young Peoples … Read more

Added: February 22, 2011Comments: 0

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