Wasn’t quite sure what to call this post – such unprecedented times.
Talking to friends and colleagues over the last few days its clear we are all learning to adjust together to this new way of being.
Not easy, but it is temporary and we will come out the other side.
Museums and other cultural organisations are being amazing. Listening to advice, thinking foremost of staff, volunteers and visitors and taking the hard, hard decision to close or curtail services and cancel events. Not easy, as for many this now means a big drop in income for a period of time. Hats off to all of you for doing the hard thing, but the right thing.
On a practical note, AIM have put together a page on their website with advice and links to all the key information and support. A useful one stop shop.
As often happens, a crisis brings out the best in people. If you’ve not seen it, I liked this idea. A simple card you can print out and pop through the letterbox of a neighbour to offer a helping hand.
Stay safe, stay in touch and I look forward to getting back to normality with you all when we can