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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.’

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West Midlands Volunteer Award Winners 2016!

The winners of the first West Midlands Volunteer Awards were announced at the Birmingham Hippodrome on 15 September. Find out more about this years winners...

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Sharing skills and knowledge /

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

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Supporting your development

AC Web 29Mar, 2017

Planning for Working with Formal Education Spaces are now available for the 2017 Arts Connect Course Planning for working [...]

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artswork 29Jun, 2017
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Facilitation Skills

This new, practical course from Artswork will help you develop and deliver engaging and interactive creative sessions for children [...]

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Creative solutions /

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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Freezer Treatment at Ludlow Museum Resource Centre

Freezer Treatment at Ludlow Museum Resource Centre   Ludlow Museum Resource Centre has a large freezer that is available [...]

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Breaking Boundaries A FREE conference for museums and galleries to build resilience by thinking beyond traditional boundaries in relation [...]

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In September, the National Memorial Arboretum will host a two day conference looking at how the First World War [...]

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Helping the museum sector develop, thrive and collaborate