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Guidance on reopening museums has been published by National Museums Directors' Council and Association of Independent Museum
The deadline for the second panel of our Recovery Grants is 5pm, Friday 9 October 2020. Find out more about the fund here.
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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For some museums recovery is about planning to reopen but for others it is about seeking new ways of engagement or looking at an alternative business model whilst remaining closed until next season. The Recovery Grants aim to provide support for both.
Keep up to date with West Midlands Museum Development events and a variety of other events regionally and nationally
Training over two sessions 30 September and 1 October 10.30am-12.30pm Ensuring interactions are friendly between front facing museum roles [...]> Read more
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Birmingham Museum Trust has shared how they have continued to engage with their volunteers during the Covid-19 pandemic.