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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 Volunteer Recruitment Campaign Launched

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Due to popular demand we’re repeating this workshop in partnership with the Collections Trust. “Very interesting workshop with detailed [...]

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WMMD logo 08Jun, 2022

Collections Trust, East Midlands Museum Development (MDEM) and West Midlands Museum Development (WMMD) are partnering to bring a series [...]

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Welcoming Everyone

A Welcome to Excellence session on how to offer exceptional and inclusive customer service. The session is aimed at [...]

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

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Freelance : Futures

How can we work together to improve the support for, and position of, people working freelance in the creative [...]

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Arts Council England has published guidance for Round 2 of the Museum Estate and Development Fund (MEND). The Guidance [...]

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Volunteers Recruitment Campaign Launched

WMMD is excited to announce the launch of a new Volunteers Recruitment Campaign. Watch the campaign film ‘Volunteering is [...]

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