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 /

Solve to Evolve Conference

West Midlands Museum Development is delighted to announce details of its annual conference on 15 March. Funded by Arts Council England (ACE), it will be a jam packed day focusing on overcoming challenges to make organisations more resilient and appealing to audiences.

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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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Join colleagues nationwide for one or two days of networking and inspiration at the UK’s principal touring and partnership [...]

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Join colleagues nationwide for one or two days of networking and inspiration at the UK’s principal touring and partnership [...]

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artswork 10May, 2018

This Artswork Professional Development course is of benefit to individuals and organisations looking to update their understanding of child [...]

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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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Join colleagues nationwide for one or two days of networking and inspiration at the UK’s principal touring and partnership [...]

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Disaster, Salvage and Recovery

West Midlands Museum Development funded places for staff from four West Midlands museums to take part in the joint [...]

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Casting an Expert Eye over World Culture Collections

A rare piece of Tahitian barkcloth (pictured above) has come to light at Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum [...]

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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