Conference: Museums and Galleries responding to the climate and ecological crisis 7 Oct 2020

NMDC is hosting a virtual conference on the climate crisis, convened by CEO of the Horniman, Nick Merriman who is also Chair of NMDC’s environment and ecology subgroup. Participants will discuss how museum professionals can learn from each other’s efforts to tackle the climate and ecological crisis. The focus will be on positive action and practical solutions with sessions including:

  • Engaging and activating the public online, Abbi Knell, Children's Investment Fund Foundation
  • More sustainable international working, Alison Tickell, Julie's Bicycle
  • Greening the Whitworth, Dean Whiteside and Patrick Osborn, The Whitworth
  • Developing exhibitions in Leeds and embedding sustainable practice, Lisa Broadest and Yvonne Hardman, Leeds Museums and Galleries
  • How best to reduce energy emissions?, Paul Jozefowski, Andrea Bottaro and Kieron Lillis, National Theatre

The conference will be free and held virtually with sessions across 18th and 19th November. To register and receive further details, please email [email protected]