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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 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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Coronavirus Update

Please be assured that West Midlands Museum Development are very much here to support the region's museums through this challenging time. We are looking into digital alternatives in order to continue this support.  Keep up to date with these developments by continuing to visit our website or signing up to our mailing list.

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Supporting your development

02Apr, 2020

Are you looking for new ways to use your military or sporting collections?  Through the Sporting Heritage and Armed [...]

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23Apr, 2020

The workshop is aimed at anyone involved in their organisation’s accounting – whether that’s Trustees, managers, staff or volunteers.  [...]

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27Apr, 2020

This workshop will champion the development of good practice and standards for digital preservation, including embedding digital archiving at [...]

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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!

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ACE is making £160 million of emergency funding available for those organisations and individuals who will need it during this crisis, [...]

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Coronavirus Update

In view of the current situation we have taken the decision to postpone our upcoming events in order to [...]

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Conference 2020 Postponed Updated Friday 13 March We have been following official government advice surrounding COVID-19 but with a [...]

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