SoapBox – A Transformers Podcast

In 2017 as part of Festival of Change, I put forward a proposal to interview different museum and heritage professionals at the Museums Association conference in Manchester and record them for a podcast. This was done as part of the Museums Association Transformers Influence programme. With the proposal, I aimed to source content from my … Continue reading SoapBox – A Transformers Podcast

Twitter for Museum Professionals

This blog is an edited transcript from a talk I gave at the Museums Association: Moving on Up Conference, held in February at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.  A Twitter account for a museum is, in my eyes an unofficial membership list, where fans of your museum follow you and engage with you. It … Continue reading Twitter for Museum Professionals

Advocacy in Museums – Museums Association Conference 2016

On Tuesday 9th of November, I gave a talk about using social media as a tool for advocacy at the Museums Association conference in Glasgow. At Surgeons’ Hall Museums I use our social media channels to engage with our users about our collections. Our museum has gone from a perceived private museum to one that … Continue reading Advocacy in Museums – Museums Association Conference 2016