Data Driven Museums

NEW for 2023! SHARE’s Data Driven Museums looks at how museums can make better use of data and features case studies as well as a comprehensive list of data sources.

Equity and Inclusion – Introductory Resources – December 2021

Equity and Inclusion for Museums: introductory resources
Diversity and Inclusion are central to a fair society and to the success of institutions
in being relevant to communities. We are all at different stages of engagement with equitable and
inclusive practice. With that in mind this is a set of introductory
resources in different formats and media, outlining key concepts, inclusive language
and example.

CIO. Should Your Museum Become incorporated? An Introduction.

Do you have questions about your museum’s governance structure and CIO status?

This 9 page document will help you with the following:

  • What does Incorporation mean?
  • How you might improve the legal protection for your Trustees?
  • How might your governance relate to Arts Council Accreditation?
  • Next?Other resources to consult

Growing through tough times – a 10 minute video

Summary video of some development work with Eastern Region museums in Spring 2021.  SHARE commissioned Rachel Mackay ( to support 4 museums to help them to grow through the tough times of Covid restrictions. This 10 minute video sums up her top ten tips – which actually apply at any time, not just in Covid times.


Trustee Recruitment – Finding the right people for your organisation

Thoughts on Trustee Recruitment: Finding the right people for your organisation.

Notes from Frank Hargrave (Director of Colchester + Ipswich Museums) on recruiting for Colchester Museums Development Foundation

(from a SHARE Museums East discussion session, December 2020)

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