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Training Programme

NIMC Training 2018-19

SPECTRUM 5.0 in Action
Date: 12 April 2018 
Venue: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
Facilitator:  Sarah Brown, Collections Trust

About: Spectrum is the UK collection management standard that is also used around the world. After consultation with the sector the latest version, Spectrum 5.0 was published in September 2017. This day will provide an overview of the updated Spectrum, with a particular focus on the primary procedures required for Museum Accreditation.

Successful Social Media
Date: 3 May 2018
Venue: Ulster University, Belfast
Facilitator: Mar Dixon (Creator of @AskaCurator @MuseumSelfieDay @TeensInMuseums @52museums)

About: Want to increase engagement and reach with social media? This course will help you understand your audience and create content which gets their attention. The day will also look at creative ideas for #NIMuseumsDay a new social media campaign being organised in May. 

Preparing to Borrow     
Date: 15 May 2018
Venue: Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
Cost: £25 for members, £35 for non-members 
Charlotte Dew, TEG Preparing to Borrow Programme Manager
William Brown, National Security Advisor
Penny Bull, Senior Programmes manager, Art Fund
Carol Warner, Manager, Government Indemnity Scheme
Sinéad Mc Cartan, Director, NIMC
Anne Orr, Registrar, National Museums Northern Ireland

About: Delivered as part of Touring Exhibitions Group’s  Preparing to Borrow programme, in partnership with Art Fund and the Garfield Weston Foundation, this workshop supports participants to acquire the knowledge and confidence to make an application to borrow an object or exhibition. It is an interactive session, based on problem solving and discussion.

GDPR for Museums
Date: 7 June 2018
Venue: Linen Hall Library
Facilitator: Naomi Korn

About: General Data Protection Regulation is coming into force on 25th May. The GDPR brings with it a series of important changes in the UK’s data protection laws and will have a significant impact on how organisations manage personal data.

Connecting Through Objects: Reminiscence Activities for those Living with Dementia
Date: 11 September 2018
Venue: TBC
Facilitators: Marian Ferguson and Audrey Lockhart

All courses £60 for members and £100 for non members unless specified otherwise.
For further information or to make a booking please contact Karen at or Tel: 02890550215.

Over the course of the year we will keep you informed of any additional workshops and information sessions we plan to run.  In the meantime, we hope that you will be able to make the most of this current programme.

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