Who we are /

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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Featured story /

Volunteer Awards 2018 - Finalists Announced!

West Midlands Museum Development is delighted to announce the finalists for the third West Midlands Volunteer Awards. The winners will be announced on Thursday 6 September at a twilight ceremony at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

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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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Social History Curators Group (SHCG) Conference. 19 July – Beamish: The Living Museum of the North, 20 July – The [...]

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To find out how to be involved in Kids in Museums’ Teen Twitter Takeover click here. [...]

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The British Museum’s National Programmes team and the Digital Preservation Coalition invite you to a day of workshops, discussion [...]

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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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Finalists Announced!

West Midlands Museum Development is delighted to announce the finalists for the third West Midlands Volunteer Awards. Against the Odds [...]

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Volunteer Awards shortlisted nominees to be announced on...

West Midlands Volunteer Awards shortlisted nominees to be announced on 18 July! Thank you to all West Midlands museums [...]

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Collections Knowledge Café: A Practical Guide to Caring...

This hands-on day will be held on 19 September will be led by curators from Museums Worcestershire and is designed [...]

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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