We have excellent relationships with our local universities as well as national and international institutions
We are committed to taking part in, partnering and leading on research opportunities. It’s vital that we keep on progressing, asking questions and developing as an organisation and contributing to our sector and communities.
We have excellent relationships with our local universities as well as national and international institutions.
We have a particular interest in Culture, Health and Wellbeing and how we develop creative practice with colleagues from the Health and Care sectors.
Recent research we have been involved with:
- Cultural Heritage for Wellbeing - FARO the Flemish interface centre for cultural heritage, 2019
- Development of the ‘Museum Health and Social Care Service’ to promote the use of arts and cultural activities by health and social care professionals caring for older people - Northumbria University, 2020
- Exchange: Community-led Collections Research - National Museums Scotland and TWAM, ongoing
- Not so Grim up North - Arts Council of England and Whitworth Gallery Manchester, 2018
- The Museum as a Space of Social Care - Nuala Morse, 2020
- Imagine Connected Communities - Durham University, 2017
- Museum Activism - Sharon Heal and Museums Association 2019