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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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Museum Development 24-26

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, as current providers of the West Midlands Museum Development programme, is delighted to announce that between 2024 and 2026 it will partner with Leicestershire County Council, which runs Museum Development East Midlands, and combine forces to deliver a region wide Museum Development Midlands.

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Join West Midlands Museum Development (WMMD), Museum Development East Midlands (MDEM) and The National Archives (TNA) for a workshop [...]

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Disability Essentials is an eLearning programme that helps staff and volunteers ensure they are confident and skilled in their [...]

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Carbon Literacy Training

634 museum staff, volunteers and trustees have become Carbon Literate through Museum Development England since November 2021. Reducing your [...]

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Transport Museum Wythall has been named one of the best attractions in the world. It's scooped a 2022 Travellers’ Choice Award..

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West Midlands Museum Development is pleased to offer a limited number of free one to one National Lottery Project [...]

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Museum Development 2024-27

Your new Museum Development Midlands (MDM) team are busy collaborating to ensure our continued support for museums in the [...]

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Midlands Energy Audits

**UPDATE 21 February – This opportunity is now closed. All audits have been allocated** West Midlands Museum Development (WMMD), [...]

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