• Webinar: Exhibition “Back to Future. Visions of Technology between Fiction and Reality” – Museum of Communication Berlin

    The webinar takes you on a journey to yesterday’s visions of future technologies as imagined by pioneering creative minds. The images they invented as illustrations and postcards and in novels and films expressed the hopes, yearnings, fears, and discontents of their particular eras. Their works present fantasy scenes and very concrete ideas – and while some have now become unquestioned…

  • A historic tram driving through Prague

    Save the Date – IATM Conference 2022

    Join us in Prague this August for the return to a face-to-face IATM conference IATM Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 28 – 31 August 2022 Theme – The Sustainable Museum As we learn to live with Covid, our museums must now play a part in creating a sustainable world. Against the background of the beautiful city of Prague, we are…

  • A drawing showing the glass structure of the Budapest Transport Museum with visitors in the foreground

    Behind the scenes of the new Hungarian Transport Museum project

    The IATM Webinar on Thursday 24th February, 1400 GMT/1500 CET will go behind the scenes of plans for the new transport museum in Budapest, introduced by Gábor Zsigmund, Deputy General Director of the Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport and IATM Board member. One of the most ambitious projects in Europe for a new Transport Museum is currently under…

  • How do you decarbonise your museum?

    IATM Webinar, Thursday 27 January 1400 (GMT) / 1500 (CET) In this first webinar of 2022, we will explore and seek to demystify what decarbonisation means for our museums, with the help of Mott Macdonald, global engineering, management and development consultancy, who made their own organisation carbon neutral in 2020. Transport and communications museums are important places for public discussion…

  • 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…