WMMD events range from subject specific training and practical workshops, informal sharing events to annual events.
All WMMD events are free of charge for staff, volunteers and trustees of Accredited museums and those officially Working Towards Accreditation. Bookings for non–NPO and non-National museums will be prioritised unless other stated.
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Take a look at the current events happening in the sector here. All WMMD events are FREE, priority will be given to delegates from non-NPO and non-National museums in the wider West Midlands which are Accredited or officially Working Towards Accreditation.
Conference 2023 will be an opportunity for museums to consider their purpose in today’s challenging world. Workshops will reflect on and explore best practice from both within and outside of the heritage sector. You can also expect an added sprinkling of energy and pizzazz.
The West Midlands Volunteer Awards show recognition and appreciation of the invaluable work that thousands of volunteers contribute every day. Since 2016 we have welcomed over 550 guests to four fun-filled Awards evenings with fine food and fantastic entertainment at Birmingham Hippodrome. Collectively we have celebrated over 120 finalists and awarded 34 winners!