First Museum News Letter Out This Week:

This week sees the issue of our first News Letter. This booklet will be sent out to museum members 3 times a year and will help to keep them in touch with events and happenings within the museum. A calender of events will be printed in each issue therefore members will be aware of all important dates.

In this issue we have included the events for the first 4 months of 2010 and also  

The Museums Plan for 2010.
  • Launch our revamped website
  • Improve and expand our schools programme
  • Introduce information packs for schools
  • Commence using twitter, facebook and Web 2.0 technologies to promote the museum.
  • Translate the contents we have into other languages
  • Install conservation standard lighting within the museum
  • Initiate a purchases fund for historic objects we wish to buy
  • Contribute to the Museum and Web-International Conference 
  • Expand our handling object area
  • Mount 2 temporary exhibitions in Spring and Autumn
  • Participate in European Nights of the Museum (May)
  • Participate in Heritage Week (August)
  • Participate in Féile na nDéise (April)
  • Participate in Waterford Festival of Food (April)
  • Continue with the ongoing survey of visitors in a bid to improve our service to visitors
 We welcome feedback from our members and the public and any comments will be taken on board.