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Race Equality at The Peace Museum – Autumn 2021 Update

October 25, 20211:25 pmSeptember 29, 2023 1:33 pm

As important as black history month is, we know it’s vital to show commitment to race equality at the museum all year round. We also know that we can do better as a museum, and we wanted to update our supporters on what we’re doing to create an equality action plan which improves our employment […]

The Peace Museum has been shortlisted at the Museums Change Lives Awards 2021

October 8, 20211:34 pmSeptember 29, 2023 1:46 pm

The Peace Museum has been shortlisted for The Best Small Museum Project Award at the Museum Association’s Museums Change Lives Awards 2021. The Museums Change Lives Awards celebrate the achievements of museums that are making a difference to the lives of their audiences and communities across the UK. Peace OUT, our 2019 Peace Museum exhibition […]

We’re hiring a Casual Learning Assistant!

September 6, 20211:46 pmSeptember 29, 2023 1:48 pm

We are recruiting a Learning Assistant to deliver, and support delivery, of The Peace Museum’s school programme in the museum and outreach visits in school. We are looking for someone to work with us on a casual basis to support our Learning and Engagement Officer. The main duty of the role is to deliver already […]

New Freelance Opportunities

August 12, 20211:48 pmSeptember 29, 2023 1:49 pm

We have two new opportunities for freelancers to run education sessions with the museum. We are recruiting two museum education freelancers to develop new sessions themed around Race Equality movements and LGBTQ+ stories, to add to the existing schools programme. The sessions must be designed as two-hour interactive sessions that can be delivered in the […]

Volunteer with us!

August 2, 20211:49 pmSeptember 29, 2023 1:51 pm

Are you interested in working with museum collections?  We are looking for regular volunteers to assist with our collections. This is likely to include: • Collection handling, packing and labelling• Working with our collections database, Modes• Basic conservation e.g. cleaning textiles• Researching collections Volunteers will have the opportunity to meet new people, learn new skills, […]

We’re preparing to move premises!

April 21, 20211:51 pmSeptember 29, 2023 1:53 pm

Thanks to the support of the public, we’ve raised enough money to start looking for a new site to house our collections, exhibitions and educational work. We want to say a huge thank you to everyone who contributed to our crowdfunding campaign last November, and everyone who has donated to the museum in recent times. […]

AIM Tackling Inequality Hallmarks Grant Award

March 12, 20211:53 pmSeptember 29, 2023 1:55 pm

We are excited to announce that we have received £8,500 funding from the AIM Tackling Inequality Hallmarks Grant Award which will be used to support the actions from our upcoming Equality Action Plan. This will include staff and trustee training, an artist led community project and the development of new school resources and sessions. We will be publishing […]

Equality Action Plan Survey

March 4, 20211:55 pmSeptember 29, 2023 2:03 pm

The Peace Museum’s mission is to tell the stories of peace, peacemakers, and the peace movement. Equality and diversity are critical to the museum’s vision for the organisation.  To help guide our work we are creating our first Equality Action Plan. We want our audience to have a say in this plan, so we are […]

International Women’s Day Activities

March 2, 20212:05 pmOctober 1, 2023 10:41 am

March 8th is International Women’s Day. This year to celebrate the occasion The Peace Museum has received funding from Bradford Council for a special project. As part of the Women of Peace project we have made 50  activity boxes that are being distributed to 50 families across Bradford (through 5 local schools). The boxes contain […]

New Premises Specifications

February 26, 202111:15 amOctober 1, 2023 11:18 am

The Peace Museum has operated in Bradford for over 25 years. Its successful operation has meant that it has now grown out of its existing premises and is looking now to expand both as a visitor attraction and an education provider. The museum staff and Trustees have put together a specification for the new premises […]