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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Are you interested in exploring ways that your organisation can support young people’s wellbeing? On this Kids in Museum [...]

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Touring Exhibitions Group Marketplace 2-3 May – Touring Exhibitions Group Marketplace Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum, Millenium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham [...]

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  Join colleagues nationwide at the Touring Exhibitions Group (TEG) Marketplace and Pre-Marketplace seminar for one or two days [...]

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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


This programme run by AMA is specifically designed for leaders of small-scale arts and cultural organisations in England.  It’s [...]

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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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Arts Connect is offering support to schools and organisations who are interested in starting Arts Award in their settings [...]

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Volunteers Portal
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