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Arts Council England Designation Development Fund

We’ve just opened the third round of the Designation Development Fund, which aims to support the long-term sustainability, and maximise the public value of collections held in museums or libraries recognised by the Designation Scheme. Applicants must be accredited but for the first time, Designated libraries will be able to apply for grants between £20,000 – […]

11 April 2019

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New curatorial development opportunities from Art Fund

New Collecting Awards We are now accepting applications for the fifth round of the New Collecting Awards, which offers 100% funding for curators to build or expand collections of fine art, design or visual culture. The programme aims to support curators in developing skills associated with researching and identifying acquisitions. Awardees receive a generous funding […]

4 March 2019

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Upcoming events

AIM National Conference

Museum Development Yorkshire is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring one FREE place at this year’s Association of Independent Museums Conference, 20-22 June held at The National Civil War Centre in Newark. This place will cover all three days of the conference, conference dinner, study trip, accommodation and travel bursary. The Museum Development Team […]

20 June 2019 · The National Civil War Centre

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In it Together: Heritage and Community Engagement

Community projects are a rich way of understanding shared heritage. Exploring ways of working together with community groups can be a meaningful way to develop an understanding of diverse histories and build partnerships to help explore our heritage in different ways. This day will feature training on developing community engagement projects. With input from the […]

25 November 2019 · West Yorkshire History Centre

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