• 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,…

  • Virtual Conference – Sustaining our museums through and beyond Covid-19

    Webinars, Monday 28th September 2020 IATM is pleased to announce a virtual annual conference on Monday 28 September 2020, a day of four linked webinars with a concluding session. Each webinar to be 1hr 15mins, with short 10-minute presentations, questions and discussion to be chaired by hosts from the board of IATM. We invite all the museum colleagues to register…

  • IATM Virtual Conference

    The annual IATM conference had been planned for London & Bristol from 27-29 September 2020 on the theme of ‘The Relevance & Sustainability of our Museums’. In light of the coronavirus epidemic, this has been postponed, provisionally to September 2021. Save the Date for our first IATM Virtual Conference on Monday 28 September, a day of webinars on the theme…

  • Routes to Recovery

    Due to the worldwide impact of the coronavirus, IATM have decided to cancel the annual conference in September in London. Over the next few weeks the IATM board is planning a one day virtual conference on Monday 28 September, ‘Routes to Recovery’, with a series of online webinars open to all IATM members on how transport and communications museums are…

  • Material culture produced by forced labour

    Ian Brown, Assistant Curator of Aviation at National Museums Scotland is in the early stages of research into the material culture produced by forced labour during the Holocaust and how this is represented and interpreted in museum collections. He would be interested to hear from anyone carrying out similar research or with such collections in their museum. He can be…

  • Register now for our conferene

    IATM welcomes you to the 2019 conference which will be held in Berlin and also Dresden (Germany) from September 22nd to 25th. We are once again endeavouring to create a program that is both dynamic and pertinent to the challenges we face as Transport, Postal and Communication museums. This year our theme is sustainability. We will discuss collections, programming, curatorial…

  • Call for paper: Sustainable museums

    Dear Colleagues, Share your best practice and ideas with us! In September 2019 we’ll come together in Berlin, Germany. The International Association of Transport and Communications Museums invites you to shape the conference by submitting an innovative and forward-thinking proposal for paper presentations or workshops/interactive sessions by Friday, 31st May 2019. Proposals must relate to the following subthemes. Sustainable Collections:…

  • Presidents letter

    Dear Members of IATM, I want to wish you a wonderful start to this new year and every success in your endeavours. This past year we were able to come together at the conference here in Ottawa and enjoy Canada’s capital city and our time together. The conference featured a number of interesting presentations that we hope to put online…