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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 Recovery Grants 2021 Now Open

£42k available. The Recovery Grant is part of the West Midlands Museum Development Programme (WMMD), funded by Arts Council England (ACE) with additional funding from Art Fund building on the successful partnership and collaborative response to the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

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05Aug, 2021

Join the WMMD team and Jenni Waugh at 10.30am for a special focused half hour Coffee and Chatter. Are [...]

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26Aug, 2021
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Coffee and Chatter

Join the WMMD team at 10.30am for a half hour of Coffee and Chatter. It’s your chance to share [...]

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WMMD logo 26Aug, 2021

The second of three Accreditation Lunchtime sessions chosen by you. These half-hour webinars will explore a specific area of [...]

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Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum, has been shortlisted for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award.

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New £1million funding for digital volunteering

New National Lottery funding will boost digital skills in the heritage sector by helping organisations develop digital volunteering opportunities. [...]

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Join the next Banish the Backlog cohort

Over the last three years West Midlands Museum Development (WMMD) has been working closely with Collections Trust to deliver [...]

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The Government has announced a new round of the Culture Recovery Fund, including a grants programme for arts and [...]

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