Webinar: The Resilient Museum

What is a resilient museum?

What can museums do as buildings, social spaces, and cultural institutions to embody sustainable practice - environmentally, socially and economically?

This webinar is designed to provide a holistic overview of sustainability within museums and will include examples from the sector and transferable actions for improvement.

Event Details

  • Date 27th January 2016
    11:00am — 1:00pm
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Lucy Latham, Environmental Sustainability Coordinator at Julie's Bicycle will be joined by Hilary Jennings, Director of the Happy Museum Project and Vassia Paloumbi, Energy and Environmental Manager at Tate.

Hilary was co-author of Sustainable Ability, mapping approaches to climate change across the cultural sector and co-founded The Case for Optimism, creating space for cultural practitioners to respond creatively to global challenges. As Director of the Happy Museum Project she works to build connections between culture, well-being and sustainability. She is trustee of the global Transition Network, BioRegional (One Planet Living) and Interim Chair of the Craft Industry Board. She swims outdoors at Tooting Lido and is an active member of Transition Town Tooting.

Vassia has been working in the field of sustainability and energy management since 2007. 

She has worked across a number of different sectors including non for profit and private organisations and since 2010 and for 4 years she was the Carbon Reduction Manager for London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and was also an active member of the London Energy Project.  

In December 2014 she joined Tate as the Energy and Environmental manager for the organisation.  Vassia will provide an overview of the issues and challenges and successes of managing energy and looking after the sustainability agenda of the growing Tate estate.

Join Julie’s Bicycle and a range of creative professionals for presentations and a live discussion which will showcase technical and behavioural interventions to support happy, healthy and resilient community spaces and workplaces.

We will be providing a selection of ideas and case studies demonstrating how sustainability is being realised through efficient building design, green space provision, engagement and participation; with topics spanning: energy, waste, biodiversity, health and wellbeing.

Sustaining Creativity