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Takeover Day is taking place on 17 November 2017, will you be taking part?

Artswork are supporting Kids in Museums to run two free events open to museums, galleries, archives or heritage sites. These events will explore the Kids in Museums resource Hurdles to the participation of children, families and young people in museums: a literature review. Delegates will examine how they have worked so far to break down these hurdles as well as understand how they can do this further using Takeover Day. Click here to find out more about the hurdles and the pledge to make museums #easytoreach. The events will include strategies for delivering Arts Award, focusing on the model of Discover in a Day. They are for organisations running their first Takeover Day or even their fifth.

Where: Maidstone Museum
When: 5 September 2017
Time: 11.00 – 15.00

Where: Reading Museum
When: 18 September 2017
Time: 11.00 – 15.00

For more details of all the events we are running across the country, please see our website.

Takeover Day Surgeries – 21 September 2017:

Kids in Museums is offering one to one Planning Surgeries for museum and gallery professionals to get individual support and guidance directly from the Takeover Day team. These sessions will give you the chance to discuss ideas and challenges unique to your organisation. The surgery will be held face to face at the Kids in Museums office in Borough, London but can also be conducted digitally.

Click here to find out more about Takeover Day on Friday 17 November 2017. If you have any questions get in touch with the Takeover Day team on

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