Resources

How to go Paper free for Icon News and Journals

Did you know that as part of our ongoing drive to reduce our environmental footprint, you can now opt-out of print editions of Icon News? Each issue is dispatched in print form to members, but members also have access to the latest and all previous editions via the ‘Resources’ area of the Icon website. To opt-out of print editions, simply log-in to the Icon website (www.icon.org.uk/login.html) and amend your preferences via the ‘Contact Preferences’ tab under the ‘Edit Profile’ section of your ‘My Account’ area.

 

Webinars, Podcasts and Books 

ESN Webinars ESN Webinars

‘Passive is Sustainable’ presentation by Chris Woods (PowerPoint Slides)

 

‘Sustainable Museum Lighting’ Q&A with Dr. David Saunders

 

‘Heritage Management for Climate Action’ presentation by Henrie McGhie from Curating Tomorrow

 

AIC and ICON joint webinar on COP26

To view this event, you need to register with AIC (which is free). You do not need full membership.

Books Books

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Free download and hardcopy book packed with tips on how to reduce your own and your studio’s impact on the climate and environment by the Chair of Icon's Environmental Sustainability Network Lorraine Finch ACR. 

 

 

 

  • The Green Museum: A Primer on Environmental Practice, Sarah Brophy and Elizabeth Wylie
  • Sustainable Museums: Strategies for the 21st Century, Rachel Madan

 

Tools

Energy Energy

  • ‘Sustainable Museum Lighting’ Q&A with Dr. David Saunders

 

Exhibitions and Transport Exhibitions and Transport

 

Organisations

 Organisations Organisations

 

 

  • Ki Culture
    Free books on Energy Saving,  Waste and Materials, Social Sustainability as well as providing a Sustainability Consultation Service to Museums and Heritage

 

  • LFCP  
    Sustainability Books, Tips, Tricks and Consultancy/Training service from Icon's own  Environmental Sustainability Network’s Chair Lorraine Finch

 

  • Julie’s Bicycle
    Consultancy, training and green Certification Programme- a great place to start if you are looking for help to Green your workplace

 

  • Fit for the Future
    A Sustainability Network founded by the National Trust for Arts and Heritage organisations (and beyond) to share knowledge and best practice - they have excellent free talks and seminars, you just need to sign up for free

 

  • Curating Tomorrow
    Consultancy and speaker service as well as lots of free resources including how to start climate conversations at your museum and exhibitions on climate change

 

  • Climate Heritage Network
    Join a worldwide network for Arts, Museums and Heritage Organisations working together to take action against climate change and communicate the climate crisis

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  • Museums for Climate Action
    An AHRC funded Research and Exhibition project inspiring radical change in Museums to address the climate crisis including a book, toolkit and further resources

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  • Museums for Future 
    Sign up to support the climate strikes and take action in your Museum including 10 actions for conservators

 

  • Climate For Culture

    Investigates the impact of  climate on cultural heritage, particualrly historic buildings and interiors

 

  • Culture Declares
    A growing international movement of individuals and cultural organisations declaring a climate and ecological emergency; telling the truth, taking action and seeking justice

 

  • Climate Coalition 
    Join businesses and organisations from across the UK calling for a Green Recovery

 

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