Yorkshire & North East Branch 50th Anniversary Event in Newcastle and London Legacies of Sound: Past, Present and Future of Museums' Soundscapes Wednesday 26 June 2024, 2pm-6pm, in Newcastle Friday 28 June 2024, 1pm-6pm, in London
North East and Yorkshire Branch
50th Anniversary Event in Newcastle (Hybrid) and London
Legacies of Sound: Past, Present and Future of Museums' Soundscapes

To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Institute of Acoustics, the Yorkshire & North East branch has organised a two-day event to reimagine the soundscapes of Museums. Part 1 will be held in Newcastle (and online) and Part 2 will be held in London

Part 1 [Hybrid event]
An introduction to Acoustics and Soundscapes of Museums
Wednesday 26 June 2024, 2pm-6pm,
The Great North Museum, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4PT

Please see below the agenda for the day:

  • "An Introduction to Museums and their Soundscapes" - Marco Romeo Pitone, Jarrow Hall & Rebecca Romeo Pitone, Apex Acoustics
  • "Protecting Museums and Galleries from Vibration" - Tomasz Galikowski, Bickerdike Allen Partners LLP & Catherine Higgitt, The National Gallery
  • "In Their Own Words" - Lucy Dale, Royal Museums Greenwich
  • "Acoustic Issues in Highly Attended Museums: A Dynamical Model" - Dario D'Orazio, University of Bologna
  • "Sonic Inclusion: Sound and Social Justice in Museums" - Will Renel, Touretteshero CIC

All welcome and free to attend.

In person ticket 

Online ticket

 

Part 2 [In person event only]
Sound Museums: Designing for Inclusion, Wellbeing and Community
Friday 28 June 2024, 1pm-6pm,
Rooms AG08 and AG09, College Building, St. John Street, London EC1V 4PB

This half-day event will explore current practice around sonic justice and sound as an agent of inclusion and wellbeing, addressing a range of issues including neuro-inclusion, cultural belonging, and soundscapes approaches to space and exhibition design.

Speakers to include: Emily Bradfield (Fitzwilliam Museum), Shane Cryer (Ecophon), Angus Deuchars (ARUP), Alison Eardley (The Sensational Museum), Aimee Fletcher (University of Glasgow), Esther Fox (Accentuate/Screen South), Milo Fox (Charcoalblue), Ruth Garde (Curating Visibility), Jean Hewitt (Buro Happold), Rebecca Romeo Pitone (Apex Acoustics), Peter Rogers (Sustainable Acoustics), Charlotte Slark (The Sensational Museum), Fiona Slater (Science Museum).

All welcome and free to attend. 

Link to register

When
26 June 2024