• Santa standing between two red Routemaster buses at London Transport Museum

    You are invited to a festive IATM Christmas webinar

    Join us live from London Transport Museum in Covent Garden, London, on 7 December for a light-hearted exploration of Christmas across IATM museums, including Swiss Transport Museum in Lucerne, the Finnish Postal Museum in Tampere and the German Postal Museum in Nuremberg. Live from London, the webinar will be hosted by Alex Grundon and explore the London Transport Museum’s Christmas…

  • Exterior view of Czech Postal Museum building

    Postal Museum Prague – The creation of a postage stamp

    This webinar shows the creation of postage stamps with an emphasis on their aesthetic value. The focus is primarily on postage stamps created during the Czechoslovakia and Czech Republic era and shows how the artist’s original graphic work is transposed to an engraving by line drawing and the mass production of stamps through wide variety of printing technologies.  The Postal…

  • Save the Date!

    Live General Assembly & Webinar, 4th November, Time: 11:30-14:30 (BST) /12:30-15:30 (CET) 11:30 – 12:30 (BST) IATM General Assembly – Annual Report & Elections to Board 12:30 – 13:45 (BST) Webinar: Handle With Care! Our Collections: a pleasure or a burden? Our collections represent a huge source of engagement and knowledge but at a significant financial cost. We collect for posterity…

  • The building exterior of the DB Museum in Nuremberg

    Behind the scenes tour at the DB Museum in Nuremberg

    As part of IATM’s webinar series, join us for a behind the scenes at the DB Museum in Nuremberg, Germany. Hear from colleagues as they lead a tour around the Museum and reveal some of the more surprising stories they have to tell, such as the wedding ceremonies in a royal waiting room, parasitic wasps attacking moths and a secret…

  • Two children sitting in front of a computer creating a Tweet for Museum Takeover Day

    Digital learning to schools & homes

    All learning programmes in museums faced a challenge during lockdown as face-to-face formal and informal learning was locked down and a rapid move to digital needed to be made. This month’s IATM webinar looks at inspiring examples of the move to digital learning from the Berlin Technical Museum and from the UK’s Kids in Museums. Following an introduction to Berlin…

  • An aerial view over the London Bridge area.

    How are our visitors and working practices changing post-Covid?

    For our fourth IATM webinar, we turn our thoughts to reopening museums; how do our potential visitors feel about that return, how will city centres have changed and how will the way we work be changed in the future? Steve Mills of Decision House will present his UK research on current trends in customer sentiment while Claire Cheriyan from TfL…

  • IATM logo in top left with a central black and white photo depicting the frontage of Brompton Road Underground Station

    Museums Go Digital with Hidden London and the Tank Museum

    In our March webinar, we share two case studies of museums moving to digital delivery; London Transport Museum turned its successful Hidden London tours of disused stations into online virtual tours to keep the programme and income alive during lockdown, while the Tank Museum, with one of the busiest museum YouTube channels, shares its approach to video production.  In this…

  • 2nd Webinar: Curating under Quarantine

    Curators Rebecca Dolgoy, Emily Gann, and Erin Gregory, will present Ingenium’s Curating under Quarantine initiative, a project which focuses on documenting the current COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on science, technology, and society. The presentation will begin with an overview of the project and its conceptualization, followed by a discussion of specific activities within the project, such as documentation, partnerships,…

  • 28 January, 15 CET: 1st webinar on steamship restoration

    IATM – Start of a series exciting worldwide webinars The IATM Board has decided to organize 2021 every month a Webinar to maintain to contact with our members and to enlarge the range of participants, not only the Directors but also the other staff members. The start will be made by the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne on Thursday,…

  • IATM Webinars: Covid and Beyond

    As museums across the world stay closed and society locks down, IATM is launching a monthly webinar series, on the fourth Thursday of each month. This will be open to our members and their museums but will be recorded and made available to anyone interested on our IATM website. The IATM webinars will be presented by transport and communications museums,…