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 /

And the winners are...

Yesterday evening at Birmingham Hippodrome the finalists were treated to an evening of fun, food and entertainment as the winners were announced.

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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

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What’s on /

Sharing Works of Art 

Facilitated by Tate Registrars, the workshops will be delivered across two days and aims to explore a deeper understanding [...]

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Effective audience development will help your organisation reach new visitors and keep regular visitors coming back time and again. [...]

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What’s on /

Sharing Works of Art

Facilitated by Tate Registrars, the workshops will be delivered across two days and aims to explore a deeper understanding [...]

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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

Arts Council
By Arts Council England /

Developing Your Creative Practice

Developing your Creative Practice (DYCP) is Arts Council England’s (ACE) fund for individuals who want to develop their work. [...]

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By Dept for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport /

DCMS Publish Action Plan And Partnership Framework

An Action Plan and Partnership Framework were published by Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport last week. You [...]

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By Collections Trust /

Data Protection and Documentation

The Collection Trust’s object entry, object exit and transfer of title forms, which help museums follow best practice and [...]

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With all the latest news and events from west midlands museum development team

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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