Who we are /

About us

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.’

Increasing income /

Access to funding

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Featured story /

WMMD Conference 2019

West Midlands Museum Development is delighted to announce details of its fourth annual conference taking place on 28 March.

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Sharing skills and knowledge /

Keep up to date with West Midlands Museum Development events and a variety of other events regionally and nationally

What’s on /

Supporting your development

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What’s on /

View from the Top 2019

View from the Top offers a unique opportunity to hear senior figures from a range of cultural attractions talking frankly [...]

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The third workshop in a series of four under the banner of ‘In the Spotlight’. This session will be [...]

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Challenging Conversations – how to have a conversation about a difficult subject well, a starting point for arts and [...]

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Creative solutions /

Museum of the month

Have your museum featured here!

We know that there is excellent work happening in our region, so help us to shout about it by featuring as our museum of the month celebrating good practice in the sector.

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Discover /

Latest news

Purple Square

ArtFund is pleased to be partnering once again this year with Whitechapel Gallery to offer a series of professional [...]

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Accelerator Programme

Want to take action on climate change and the environment within your organisation? Julie’s Bicycle has been working in [...]

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Tender Opportunity: Delivery of ‘Open to All’ Autism...

West Midlands Museum Development seeks to support museums to develop a thorough understanding of access through a series of [...]

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Volunteers Portal
Explore the NEW portal to discover the roles available within museums and galleries in the region