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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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New Reimagine Grants

Art Fund is opening applications for its new £2million project grants scheme and has also announced further support to small and medium-sized museums across the UK by providing an additional £175,000 that will be distributed by Museum Development UK (MDUK).

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16Jun, 2021

What hard lessons have we learned during the pandemic? Have our reflections resulted in changes for good? What skills or [...]

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17Jun, 2021

What hard lessons have we learned during the pandemic? Have our reflections resulted in changes for good? What skills or [...]

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17Jun, 2021

Is your museum based within a local authority, a university or another parent body?  We know that being based [...]

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The Barber Institute of Fine Arts has launched an innovative Nurse in Residence Scheme.

Hereford Cider Museum is one of the partners of the new online exhibition programme Apples and People.

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Tender Opportunity

Museum Development UK (MDUK) recognises its role, alongside that of museums, to develop an inclusive sector that challenges and [...]

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As the museum and gallery sector navigates the next phase of recovery from the pandemic, Art Fund is launching [...]

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