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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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Reimaging Relevance

Arts Council England has a new set of tools to download from its website around Inclusivity and Relevance.

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Welcoming Everyone

As we look ahead to potential reopening, WMMD is working in partnership with Welcome to Excellence to offer a [...]

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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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10.30am-12.30pm, Online Managing intellectual property rights is an important aspect of collections management and is becoming increasingly relevant as [...]

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The Barber Institute of Fine Arts has launched an innovative Nurse in Residence Scheme.

Hereford Cider Museum is one of the partners of the new online exhibition programme Apples and People.

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Audience Champions – Open for applications

Audience Champions will equip museums to develop a data-driven approach to audience development by gaining in-house skills in data [...]

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Arts Council England (ACE) has published new supplementary guidance, the Readiness to Return prompt sheet, to support any museum [...]

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Museum Freelance has worked in partnership with South West Museum Development to produce a set of principles and guides for [...]

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