• 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 to take place on a sustainable future for our society. It is important that museums are not only lively forums for public information and debate, but are also actively working directly towards environmental sustainability for their own organisations through their supply chain, energy, procurement, working practices etc. This webinar is…

  • 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 merchandise with Head of Trading, Laura Mullins, and entertained in unique seasonal style by the Puppini Sisters harmony trio. Tuesday 7 December 2021, 11:30 GMT / 12:30 CET

  • 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 Museum in Prague collects graphic designs, line drawings and other documentation for all Czechoslovak and Czech stamps, designs both used and unused. Within the last hundred years, the process of creating and producing a postage stamp has hardly changed. So in this webinar we introduce you to the living history…

  • 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 but cannot keep everything. On what basis should decisions about retention or disposal be made? Three leading IATM museums – Kimmo Antila from Finnish Postal Museum, Frank Gnegel at the Communication Museum in Frankfurt and Peter-Paul de Winter from the Dutch Railway Museum – present case studies of the re-evaluation…

  • 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 bunker from the Cold War era! The team will give insights into the work they have been undertaking during the last few months with opportunities to ask them questions about their experiences. The tour will be lead by Dr Oliver Götze, Direktor DB Museum.