The West Midlands Museum Development programme (WMMD) was established in April 2015 with funding from Arts Council England and is managed by Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust.
“For the West Midlands Museum sector to develop, thrive and collaborate to ensure future sustainability through cross cultural programmes which excite and inspire diverse audiences and deliver a professional customer focussed visitor experience.”
“To lead, empower and equip museums within the region to build capacity, increase resilience, develop skills and share knowledge to ensure a thriving and exciting sector”.
WMMD will deliver a range of activity to support Arts Council England’s 10 year strategic framework ‘Great Art and Culture for Everyone.’
Excellence – is thriving and celebrated
Opportunity – everyone can experience and be inspired
Resilience – museums become sustainable through innovative and entrepreneurial ways of working
Leadership – the workforce is diverse and suitably skilled
Young People – encouraging the next generation to be excited and enriched by museums