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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.’

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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

What’s on /

Supporting your development

Purple Square 26Apr, 2017
What’s on /

MUPI Match West Midlands

10am – 5pm, Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum, Millennium Point, B4 7XG A Museum and University Partnership Initiative (MUPI) event [...]

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West Midlands Emerging Museums Professionals Networking Event 6.30pm – 9.30pm, Bacchus, New Street, Birmingham This is a chance to [...]

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eventbrite 04May, 2017

10am – 4pm, Erasmus Darwin House, Lichfield WS13 7AD West Midlands Museum Development is launching another round of Access [...]

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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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Latest news

By Creative United /

Prosper Programme 2017

Creative United’s programme is open for applications from fully Accredited museums in England to get support with all aspects [...]

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Purple Square

Applications are now open for venues wishing to host the Alexandra Reinhardt Memorial Award, Artist Commission in 2018. Galleries, [...]

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Green Square
By Black Country Living Museum /

Click Cases Available

Black Country Living Museum (BCLM) has some click cases in their stores that are no longer needed.  They are [...]

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Helping the museum sector develop, thrive and collaborate