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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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Culture& Unveils New Training Programme

It aims to address workforce diversity.

The New Museum School Advanced Programme has been developed in response to a survey of previous programme participants who highlighted barriers to their career progression.

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Exceeding Expectations

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

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As the Accreditation Scheme begins its phased reopening, join West Midlands Museums Development (WMMD), Arts Council England (ACE) and [...]

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

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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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Propose a session for the MA Conference

The Museums Association (MA) is excited to announce that the theme for its forthcoming Conference 2021 at the ACC [...]

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Preparing to Welcome Back Visitors

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

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Zero Carbon Britain: Live online – Free places

The Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) is offering free places on its Zero Carbon Britain: Live online courses, taking [...]

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