The UK Medical Collections Group ‘Medicine at the Movies’ project invited adult learners to use medical museums as inspiration to make a series of short films. The project demonstrates how museums can be accessible and stimulating learning environments. This guide provides an outline of how similar projects might run.
Revisiting Collections supports museums and archive services to open up their collections for scrutiny by community groups and external reports and to build and share a new understanding of the multi-layered meaning and significance of objects and records. This toolkit outlines guidance for capturing and sharing multiple perspectives on archive collections.
These guidance notes, session plans and case studies offer support when using Revisiting Collections with both young people and wider community groups. This resource offers guidance on setting up group sessions, stimulating and capturing people’s responses to objects and records, and using direct engagement with collections as the foundation for creativity and innovation.
This spreadsheet will help you to capture Revisiting Museum Collections data. The spreadsheet is a template you can use when recording data captured through Revisiting sessions.
These sample data collection forms are intended for use in a Revisiting Collections group session. They offer guidance on informed consent, data protection and on prompting and capturing participants’ responses to objects and records.
This guide provides information on issues that museums might need to consider when exploring the practice of co-creation, and through the case studies, it provides examples of good practice designed to inspire museums to work with their audiences in new ways.
Revisiting Museum Collections supports museums and archives to open up their collections for reinterpretation and knowledge capture. This publication takes you through the methodology so that you can apply it within your own organistion.