GEM: Area Events

Area Events

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The following events are in ascending date order.


GEM Scotland - Wednesday 30 August 2017
Creative conversations with a cup of tea
Education Pavillion, Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Ayr
Wednesday 30 August 2017, 16.30 - 18.00

GEM Scotland is inviting you along to a creative conversation with a cup of tea! The session will be very informal and is an opportunity for museum professionals to come together for networking and discussion. No PowerPoints, no key speakers just an environment with which we can exchange ideas and share experience.

The event will be held in the Education Pavillion at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. This is located by Burns Cottage itself, parking is available on site. Bus links from Ayr town centre are also available.

To book your place, click here.


GEM North East - Wednesday 4 October 2017
Money, Money, Money
Great North Museum-Hancock Barras Bridge, Tyne and Wear
Wednesday 4 October 2017, 10.00 - 15.30

In light of the current economic (and political) climate GEM North East is hosting a conference to showcase innovative ways cultural organisations in the North East have successfully fundraised through their learning programmes. GEM North East hopes that delegates will leave the conference with ideas on how they can increase fundraising in their working practice.

Confirmed speakers include:

Lunch and refreshments will be provided and a call for afternoon workshop providers will be forthcoming.  To book your place, click here.

This event has been funded by the North East Museum Development Programme.


GEM South West
Wanted: GEM South West area convenors
GEM South West is looking for up to three NEW area convenors! If you are interested and would like to learn more about what being an area convenor is all about, please get in touch with the GEM team at .

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