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About us

The NEW West Midlands Museum Development programme was established in April 2015 with funding from Arts Council England and is managed by Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust.

West Midlands Museum Development will deliver a range of activity to support Arts Council England’s 10 year strategic framework ‘Great Art and Culture for Everyone.’

Increasing income /

Access to funding

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Lapworth Museum of Geology Shortlisted for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017

Lapworth Museum of Geology Shortlisted for £100,000 Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017

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Sharing skills and knowledge /
Events

Keep up to date with West Midlands Museum Development events and a variety of other events regionally and nationally

What’s on /

Supporting your development

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West Midlands Numismatic Sub-Network: Medieval Coinage Identification Training Day 10am – 4pm University of Warwick The day, led by the [...]

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10am – 4pm Coventry Transport Museum CV1 1JD A digitised collection is a flexible resource for any museum and [...]

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12.30pm – 1.30pm In the past 10 years alone, Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded more than £830 million [...]

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Museum of the month

Have your museum featured here!

We know that there is excellent work happening in our region, so help us to shout about it by featuring as our museum of the month celebrating good practice in the sector.

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Latest news

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Heritage Lottery Fund Online Chat

In the past 10 years alone, Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded more than £830 million to more than [...]

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Museums Worcestershire Practical Curating

Museums Worcestershire is running two Practical Curating Days this summer. 19 June – Practical Curating: Costume and Textiles Day School [...]

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Reception Desk – Free to a good home! Circular glass topped reception desk with internal storage and space for [...]

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Helping the museum sector develop, thrive and collaborate

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Volunteers Portal
Explore the NEW portal to discover the roles available within museums and galleries in the region