All staff and volunteers are crucial to the changes needed for museums and galleries to work in active partnerships connecting with their communities. You don’t have to be an outreach or community practitioner to be a champion for change.
We have identified that staff need to work collaboratively with each other, to feel empowered in their own roles before they can effectively share decision-making and power with those outside the organisation:
We have learned that participatory practice has to be part of everybody’s job, so that each team and individual understand their part in making it work:
We also know this work involves knowledge, skills and support to start working differently:
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