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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 will deliver a range of activity to support Arts Council England’s 10 year strategic framework ‘Great Art and Culture for Everyone.’

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Culture& Unveils New Training Programme

It aims to address workforce diversity.

The New Museum School Advanced Programme has been developed in response to a survey of previous programme participants who highlighted barriers to their career progression.

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04Mar, 2021

Following Arts Council England’s recent announcement, join WMMD and your colleagues from across the sector at 10.30am for an [...]

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10Mar, 2021

We use our collections to tell stories every day but how confident are we in speaking publicly about our [...]

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11Mar, 2021

Operating in the current environment is challenging to say the least; this webinar will support your business planning when [...]

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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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Kids in Museums Programme Dates 

Family Friendly Museum Award: Opens in April After last year’s celebration of digital activities, 2021 sees the return of [...]

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Charities may apply for up to £3,000. All grants from The Arts Society are intended to give access to [...]

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National Lottery Grants for Heritage Open

Full range of National Lottery funding resumes with refocused priorities for 2021-22.  Applications are open for National Lottery Grants [...]

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