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The 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 delivers a range of activity to support Arts Council England’s 10 year ‘Let's Create’ strategy.

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MDUK Volunteer Development Programme

This project aims to support participating museums to review their volunteering strategy and explore new ways to embed sustainable volunteer development practice tailored to individual organisational needs.

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WMMD logo 02Dec, 2021

A short introductory workshop to support delegates to plan and deliver accessible and inclusive exhibitions, collections displays and interpretation. [...]

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03Dec, 2021

This  online, interactive workshop from REG is spread over two sessions on Friday 26 November and Friday 3 December. [...]

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16Dec, 2021

Your networking opportunity Join the WMMD team at 10.30am for a festive half hour of Coffee and Chatter. It’s [...]

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The volunteers at Erasmus Darwin House have been presented with the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.

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Heritage Compass is supporting the sector to develop essential skills in business planning, audience development, leadership and change management, [...]

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Supporting Decolonisation in Museum

​The Museums Association’s (MA) new guidance, Supporting Decolonisation in Museums, aims to empower more people to take action and [...]

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Prepare for Digitisation

TownsWeb Archiving (TWA) has released the first of a two-part ebook Get Digitisation Ready. This first part talks you [...]

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