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A picture of dancer Jen Ward from Born and Bred Dance Theatre collaborating with school children
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What might a strong collaborative process look like which supports innovative, engaging artistic interpretation of museum artefacts?

Participants at our October 2020 Imagination Museum consortium event suggested some of the practical steps dance and heritage organisations could take to support a ‘strong collaborative process’.

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Young dancers performing in The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 in Retford in November 2019
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What are the challenges faced by dancers and museums in trying to work collaboratively?

A review of our Imagination Museum Consortium discussion in October 2020, outlining some key challenges for dance and heritage organisations wishing to collaborate.

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Note-taking during discussion at The Imagination Museum Consortium event in May 2019
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How can dance contribute to the role of museums as places of critical thinking?

The following three blog posts summarise discussion from our Imagination Museum Consortium (TIMC) event in October 2020.

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Three dancers perform The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 in Southampton, photo by Owen Benson
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The Imagination Museum Consortium October 2020 - where are we now?

Katie Green reflects on our fourth Imagination Museum Consortium event.

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Dancers performing The Imagination Museum at Bassetlaw Museum
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The Imagination Museum Consortium July 2020 - What next for dance in museums?

Following our Imagination Museum Consortium (IMC) online sessions on the 5th and 9th July 2020, Katie Green gathers participants' thoughts about what might be next for dance in museums at this time of challenge and change.

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Discussion taking place at dance/museums workshop event, Lincoln, May 2019
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The Imagination Museum Consortium July 2020 - why do we dance in museums?

Having reviewed the material gathered from 2 Imagination Museum Consortium sessions we offered via Zoom in July 2020, Katie Green reflects on a few of the themes, key questions and ideas that we started to explore.