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Modes Day 2019 - Maximise My Modes

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Be inspired, and get more out of your Modes system. Find out how other museums are working better with their Modes by coming to the annual Modes Day 2019.

Calendar page showing 16 Oct

View of Salisbury Museum exterior with Discover 500,000 years of history sign

Salisbury Museum by Ashley Mills, by kind permission of Salisbury Museum

This year the Modes Team will be heading to the South West and visiting the historic city of Salisbury.  The day will be held at The Salisbury Museum in the Cathedral Close.  This event is free for all Modes users – so book your place now by contacting or call 01332 742552.

Our guest speaker, web developer James Grimster of Orangeleaf Systems, will inspire us with the innovative plotting of The Potteries Museum data online using geospatial mapping.  He’ll also will be presenting the recent journey of getting the Shropshire Regimental Museum’s collection online with the museum’s director Richard Gough.  

Sessions on Maximising my Modes will hear how Southampton Museum use Modes to capture Emergency Planning information in Object records. Freelance consultant, Tim Burge, will share his experience of reconciling separate and sometimes conflicting Modes data sets into a single file at Poole Museum. Throughout the day the Modes team will inspire and inform you with how to get more out of your Modes system, give top tips alongside the usual in hands-on demonstrations. 

A preview of Modes Complete version 1.5 will be demonstrated to show the latest Modes developments coming your way soon.  

Take the opportunity to visit this fantastic Museum with the wonderful new Wessex Gallery and discover what life was like in the centuries before Modes.  Find out how one of the fathers of archaeology, General Pitt-Rivers, was influenced by Salisbury’s surrounding ancient landscape and it’s buried treasures. 

Or if you fancy something more contemporary then be one of the first to visit the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2019. Formerly the Jerwood Drawing Prize, this is the largest and longest-running annual open exhibition for drawing in the UK.

This is a great opportunity especially for Modes Users in the South and South West of England to come and participate in the Modes community, to find about about developments, to ask questions and meet the MUA Board and Modes team.  Book your place now as numbers are limited.  Contact or call 01332 742552.  We look forward to you joining us on this information filled day.

View of Salisbury Cathedral across water meadows, twilight silhouette

To find out more about what to see and where to stay during your visit to Salisbury via





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