Access All Areas? Manchester November 2015

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Access All Areas? – Manchester

Wednesday 11 November Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester Following the success and feedback from our Access all Areas? event last year in Edinburgh, we are excited to offer another full-day session in Manchester that will focus on access and accessibility within the cultural sector. The programme for the day is available on the  Event Page . Presentations haveMore

“Access all Areas?” Manchester – Call for Papers

“Access all Areas?” Manchester – Call for Papers

Following the success and feedback from our “Access all Areas?” event last year in Edinburgh, we are excited to offer a similar session in Manchester that focuses on access and accessibility within the cultural sector. Aimed at people who work in visitor studies, learning and engagement, “Access All Areas?” will take a deeper look atMore

Informal Networking Events

Informal Networking Events

Our members always tell us that opportunities for networking are really important and with the new ‘school year’ starting soon we thought why not get together and see whats going on in the visitor focused world. Informal Networking Events are planned in London , Edinburgh and in the planning stage for Manchester. Follow the links for moreMore

Conference 2016

Conference 2016

The programme is now out and bookings open for our VISITOR STUDIES GROUP CONFERENCE 2016 which will be held on 16th and 17th March 2016 at the Royal Geographical Society, London. The theme for the conference is “Visitor Studies: It’s what you do with it!” How can visitor studies have real impact? How does visitor research influence decisionsMore

2015 Bursary OPEN

2015 Bursary OPEN

Applications are now open for the Alison James Professional Development Bursary and after much consideration the VSG Committee has decided this year, for the first time, to change the eligibility criteria. As a Committee we are keen to support and encourage those at the earliest stages of their careers in visitor studies – you areMore

Measuring Impact?

Measuring Impact?

Are you facing calls for evidence of impact from your project stakeholders? Two sessions on day two of our conference (5 March) will explore how visitor studies is adapting to the needs of the sector, including the demands of its funders. Christopher Whitby (Science Museum) and Dr Effrosyni Nomikou (King’s College London) will draw onMore

Keynote Speakers: Embracing Change

Keynote Speakers: Embracing Change

The VSG Conference on the theme of ‘Visitor Studies: Embracing Change?‘ will open on 4 March 2015 with a keynote session from Piotr Bienkowski who is Project Director of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s programme ‘Our Museum: Communities and Museums as Active Partners’. He runs a cultural consultancy specialising in organisational change, community engagement and culturalMore