Almut Gruner, Chair - UKMCG

www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
UK Medical Collections
            Group




   “Our aim is to demonstrate how medical
    collections can make a differen...
Transformation Fund
                 www.transformationfund.org.uk



•   Informal adult learning
•   People from disadvan...
A great (national)
                        partnership
• Hunterian Museum
• Jenner Museum
• British Dental
  Association
•...
“Non-traditional
                        audiences”
•   Older people
•   Refugees and asylum seekers
•   Adults with learn...
6 UKMCG members
  and their collections
+ 6 groups of adult
  learners
+ £92k (~ £15k each)
+ min 12 short films

=?


www...
www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
“It has enabled us to use a new technique to
     explore the museum and work with a new
                    audience.”

 ...
= a lot of potential!
• Films on YouTube
• Info & education pack
  for all UKMCG
• Potential to expand
  project
• Promoti...
UK Medical Collections Group



          A network of partnerships
             waiting to happen.



  Email: ukmcg@thac...
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Connecting Collections, March 2010. Almut Grűner, UKMCG Medicine At The Movies

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A presentation by Almut Grűner, CEO of the Thackray Museum and Chair of the UK Medical Collections Group, given at the Connecting Collections event, 5 March 2010, BT Centre, London.

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Connecting Collections, March 2010. Almut Grűner, UKMCG Medicine At The Movies

  1. 1. Almut Gruner, Chair - UKMCG www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
  2. 2. UK Medical Collections Group “Our aim is to demonstrate how medical collections can make a difference to the public, to historical researchers and to professionals.” www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
  3. 3. Transformation Fund www.transformationfund.org.uk • Informal adult learning • People from disadvantaged groups • Access to learning spaces • Share innovative content • Build partnerships • Use broadcasting & technology www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
  4. 4. A great (national) partnership • Hunterian Museum • Jenner Museum • British Dental Association • George Marshall Museum • Old Operating Theatre • Thackray Museum www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
  5. 5. “Non-traditional audiences” • Older people • Refugees and asylum seekers • Adults with learning difficulties • Retired health professionals and mental health service users • Unemployed writers • Hearing impaired www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
  6. 6. 6 UKMCG members and their collections + 6 groups of adult learners + £92k (~ £15k each) + min 12 short films =? www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
  7. 7. www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
  8. 8. “It has enabled us to use a new technique to explore the museum and work with a new audience.” “ We would not have had the confidence to do a project like this on our own.” www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
  9. 9. = a lot of potential! • Films on YouTube • Info & education pack for all UKMCG • Potential to expand project • Promoting museums and collections • Economies of scale • New approach to network www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg
  10. 10. UK Medical Collections Group A network of partnerships waiting to happen. Email: ukmcg@thackraymuseum.org www.thackraymuseum.org/ukmcg

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