Kent Medway Museum Partnership Conference

On Monday 24 February (2020) ‘A Mirror for Remembering’ (AMFR) was presented at the Kent Medway Museum Conference at the Historic Dockyard Chatham as part of a session entitled ‘Museums for Social Impact’.

A joint presentation was given by Alex May and Luke Currall (Cultural Projects Manager, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council) which focused on the creation and thinking behind the development of AMFR and the process of commissioning digital art. As well as getting to experience the artwork, the audience also heard about concerns regarding the ‘digital dark age’, the importance of digital preservation, and how digital art can enhance a museums collections.

The Kent & Medway Museum Partnership (KMMP) is a forum for the exchange of information, shared learning and discussion between the museums in Kent & Medway. It includes:

  • Canterbury Museums & Galleries
  • Dover Museum & Bronze Age Boat
  • English Heritage
  • The Guildhall, Rochester
  • The Historic Dockyard, Chatham (Chair)
  • Kent & Medway Museum Development Officer
  • Kent County Council
  • Kent Museums Group
  • Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery
  • National Trust
  • Powell-Cotton Museum
  • Royal Engineers Museum, Library & Archive
  • The Turner Centre
  • Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery (now part of The Amelia)