British Association of Friends of Museums

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The British Association of Friends of Museums (BAFM) is an independent organisation for Friends, supporters, and volunteers in museums, galleries, and heritage sites within the United Kingdom.[1] It was established in 1973.[2]

BAFM represents around 200,000 Friends and volunteers in the UK.[1] It provides a network of support from people with practical experience of running Friends organisations and is a central source of information. It has links with UK Area Museum Councils and other national UK organisations such as:

BAFM is a member of the World Federation of Friends of Museums. It organizes national and regional events, provides a Handbook for Friends, a Handbook for Heritage Volunteer Managers & Administrators, and many information sheets. The BAFM Journal is produced three times a year.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b What is BAFM?, British Association of Friends of Museums.
  2. ^ "A Brief History of BAfM | British Association of Friends of Museums". www.bafm.co.uk. Retrieved 2017-01-22. 
  3. ^ British Association of Friends of Museums: Understanding the Future[permanent dead link], DCMS, UK.
  4. ^ BAFM Journal, British Association of Friends of Museums.

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