Stimulating new ideas, providing continued support and vital challenge. Working in collaboration with museum colleagues and organisations from outside the sector
Explore the portal to discover volunteer roles available within museums and galleries across the region
Through grants, free training and projects the programme supports Accredited museums and those Working Towards Accreditation across the wider West Midlands region
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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What should the future of museum collecting look like?
On 5 November we spent the day discussing the strategic direction of museum collecting
Keep up to date with West Midlands Museum Development events and a variety of other events regionally and nationally
A one day Museums Association conference. Following the publication of the Museums Association’s Empowering Collections report, this conference offers [...]> Read more
During our events and programmes there is a wonderful spirit of sharing amongst peers and colleagues. It is often reflected upon in evaluation forms that having the space and opportunity to network is highly valued.
We have dedicated this space to share your interesting, inspiring and useful experiences!
Do you know your carpet beetle from your furniture beetle? Jane Thompson-Webb will lead us through an intensive two [...]> Read more