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For practical advice when setting up your own dance project in a museum or heritage site

A Digest on Nature, Health and Wellbeing

How the natural environment can support health and wellbeing through social prescribing and nature-based interventions/activities.An advocacy and information tool for social prescribers, produced by creative health consultant Helen Shearn as part of our work with the Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers Landscape Partnership Scheme.

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Museums Association Manifesto

The Museums Association have launched a manifesto calling for everyone to have the right to access to museums and for new public investment in museums across the UK. The manifesto covers a range of topics, including access, funding, local museums, environmental responsibility, repatriation, fair pay and Exhibition Tax Relief.

VocalEyes Heritage Access Report 2022

VocalEyes, in partnership with Stagetext, Autism in Museums and the Centre for Accessible Environments, is delighted to publish a report which highlights the importance of online access information for the UK museum and heritage sector, and tracks the changes in the state of access over the past four years.

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Public Dance Pack

A free interactive Public Dance Pack that considers how to support challenging and risk-taking work within the contexts of galleries and museums. The pack includes contributions from collaborative artists and explores the cultural, practical and socio-political relationship dynamics between audience, artists and venues.

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Arts&Heritage forges collaborations between contemporary artists and heritage organisations to create new perspectives for diverse audiences. Its projects bring to life the narratives, atmosphere and architecture of histories and places. Visit the Resource Hub via their main website (log-in required) to access Case Studies, Tools and Templates.

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Trust New Art

The National Trust's 'Trust New Art' programme includes visual arts, crafts, architecture, performance, writing and immersive installations. Working with artists to create new work inspired by the spirit of National Trust sites and properties. Picture National Trust, Anthony Chappel-Ross

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Trans-Inclusive Culture: Guidance on advancing trans inclusion for museums, galleries, archives and heritage organisations

The University of Leicester’s Research Centre for Museums and Galleries (RCMG) has developed comprehensive guidance on advancing trans inclusion for museums, galleries, archives and heritage organisations. The guidance is supported by the Economic and Social Research Council.

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3 dancers perform in an open gallery at Turner Contemporary, with windows looking out over the sea.

Spirit Wisdom: Lessons in best practice for dance in galleries

Reflections on Lucy Suggate's 'Spirit Compass', the first new dance work for galleries commissioned by the CONTINUOUS Network, which premiered in October 2019.

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SEND in Museums Advocacy Film

A ten minute advocacy film showing the reason why children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) should be welcomed in museums and galleries.

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A large group of people lie down on the floor of the large open Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern gallery in London. The photograph is taken from above, and therefore it is possible to see the bodies making a pattern of concentric circles on the floor.

Why Dance in A Museum? How Art Became Active

The first in a series of 5 ‘TateShots’ presented by art historian Jacky Klein, exploring five different ways in which performance is found inside, and sometimes outside museums and galleries.

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