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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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WMMD Reset Grants Open for Applications

Museums can apply for £500 to £5,000. The deadline for applications is 9am, Monday 8 August 2022.

The Reset Grants aim to support museum to develop and use their collections in new ways, engage audiences, and/ or build organisational resilience following the impact of the Covid-19 crisis.

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WMMD logo 08Jul, 2022

This practical workshop will provide an overview of the 2018 Museum Accreditation Standard. You’ll gain an overview of the [...]

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14Jul, 2022

Your networking opportunity Join the WMMD team at 10.30am for a half hour of Coffee and Chatter. Grab your [...]

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WMMD logo 19Jul, 2022

Due to popular demand we’re repeating this workshop. “Sarah was great and helped to demystify the application process. Her [...]

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Selly Manor Museum will have Shakespeare's First Folio on display on 11 June.

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Benchmarks in Collections Care

Do you regularly review the care and management of your collection? Do you know what you are doing well [...]

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Carbon Literacy for Trustees

Our second round of Carbon Literacy training is now open for bookings and is for Trustees across the Midlands. [...]

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Reset Grant Open for Applications

Apply for £500 – £5,000 The Reset Grant is part of the West Midlands Museum Development Programme (WMMD), funded [...]

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