Association for Heritage Interpretation
A focus for ideas, debate and networking for people actively involved or concerned with interpretation of natural and cultural heritage. Includes events, awards and suppliers.
British Interactive Group
Organisation for all people involved in interactive science attractions and museums. Features lists of contractors, plus articles and knowledge base for members, as well as information about the group's annual events.
National advisory service for collections management. Features an online libary of ideas, factsheets and inspirations, plus a database of training courses and subject specialist networks.
Business-to-business service provider for the UK culture sector. Offers access, advice, services, training, publications, resources and other material to support professionals in their work.
Dress and Textile Specialists
Promoting best practice in curatorship within dress and textile collections. Offers news and events information, with newsletters and resource booklets.
Group for Education in Museums [GEM]
Promotes the importance of learning through museums, galleries and other cultural organisations. Includes professional development, publications and resources.
Institute of Conservation
Helps improve understanding on conservation and preservation of cultural heritage. Includes advice on care and conservation of objects plus career advice and events.
Islamic Art and Material Culture SSN
Aims to to share expertise, ideas and best practice on Islamic art and material culture with a focus on museum collections from across the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Money and Medals Network
An information exchange for curators within the UK whose collections include coins, medals and other objects relating to monetary and economic history and numismatics.
Museum Ethnographers Group
Aims to encourage good practice in curatorship of all ethnographic collections in the United Kingdom. Contains details of the group's events and conferences, plus membership forms and searchable journal archive.
Museum Galleries Scotland
Membership organisation for museums and galleries throughout Scotland. Background information, news, events, and a directory of members with description, collections, location and links.
The Museums Association
Formed in 1889 to look after the interests of museums and galleries in the UK; information about membership, publications, events and conferences, resources, and news.
Museums Computer Group
National forum for museum, gallery, archive and related professionals working with new technologies and new media. Includes events, news and a newsletter.
Oral History Society
Offers advice and guidance to those developing oral history collections. Includes FAQ and funding information plus details of conferences, regional networks, training opportunities and volunteer posts.
Scottish Museums Federation
Serving the interests of those who work in museums and galleries in Scotland. Features news and an events calendar, plus information on grants.
Social History Curators Group
Formed to improve the status and provision of social history in museums and the standards of collections, research, display and interpretation. Provides details of training, events and journal, with searchable firstBASE resources database.
Organisation based at the University of Bath providing advice and services to the library, information and cultural heritage communities.
Understanding British Portraits
Aims to enhance the knowledge and understanding of portraits in all media in British collections, for the benefit of future research, exhibitions, interpretation, display and learning programmes.
University Museums Group
Represents the interests of university museums, galleries and collections in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Welsh Museums Federation
Organisation which supports museum workers, both paid and voluntary, in Wales and encourages good practice across Wales' museums.