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Social History Curators Group Conference 2018 (19-20 July)

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 15:45

SHCG Conference 2018: A True Reflection? Displays, Stories and Exhibitions

Deadline for registration is approaching for the SHCG's 2018 conference: A True Reflection? Displays, Stories and Exhibitions on Thursday 19th July at Beamish: The Living Museum of the North and Friday 20th July at The Great North Museum: Hancock.

"This year’s conference includes interactive workshops, tours and presentations on a wide range of themes including interpretation and community engagement. Conference is a great opportunity to hear about the experiences and learning from a range of institutions across the country, to take part in valuable knowledge building workshops, and to have the opportunity to network with others in the sector."

SHCG Conference 2018 looks forward to exploring co-curating and contemporary collecting, LGBTQ+ histories, women's suffrage, slavery, diversity and representation, inclusion, historic houses, women artists, audio, activism, community engagement, social media and #MuseumsAreNotNeutral

On Twitter? Check out #SHCG2018 to see what conversations have already started!

Free place - North East Region: North East Museum Development will fund one free place at the SHCG Conference for a first time delegate from the North East region. You'll find the application form and email contact at the link below - deadline for free place applications is Wednesday 13th June 2018 at 5pm. 

General registration deadline: 5pm on Fri 15 June 2018
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