Sport and Art Month Webinars 2024

Herd Community, Tokyo 2020. Roald Bradstock

Free Webinar: The Art of Sporting Heritage – tensions, theory and practice.

In this webinar we explored the role of sport and art in the UK. Panelists included Professor Mike O’Mahony from the University of Bristol and expert in the visual culture of sport, Community Artist, Alastair Flindall, and Catherine Robins from Leeds Museums and Galleries, currently delivering a NLHF project putting sport and art into practice with local communities.

The presentation slides are available to download below and a recording of the webinar, along with previous events can be found on our YouTube Channel Subscribe here.

Free Webinar: Digitsation and the Art of Sporting Heritage

This was an exciting online event where we delved into the fascinating world of sporting heritage and its digitisation. We covered how the art of preserving sports history is being revolutionised in the digital age.

We were guided through a whole range of digitsation options and processes by experts Microform and The Ark Heritage.

Through captivating discussions and engaging presentations, we explored the ways in which technology and digitisation are transforming the way we document, archive, and celebrate sporting achievements. The event showcased the power of digital platforms in immortalising sporting legacies.

Key topics:

  • Digital preservation of sporting artifacts
  • Virtual exhibitions and interactive experiences
  • Archiving sporting events and memorabilia
  • Preserving the intangible: stories and personal accounts

You can download the slides at the end of this page, and view the recording of the webinar here:

You can celebrate #SportAndArt throughout the month of February across our social media platforms, and you can find out more on our The Art of Sporting Heritage here!


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