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Round Four of the Museum Estate and Development Fund (MEND)

Round Four of the MEND Fund opens with £23.8 million in grants Funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and delivered by Arts Council England, this new fourth stage of funding has a pot of £23.8 million to distribute. The grants on offer are between £50,000 and £5 million. The Museum Estate and […]

12 February 2024

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Sensational Museum project seeks pilot museums

The Sensational Museum project is seeking a range of museums across the UK to help pilot and develop multisensory processes and tools that better serve both disabled and non-disabled visitors. Launched last year, the £1m research project is exploring how access and inclusion can be transformed by putting disability at the centre of museum practice. The goal […]

9 February 2024

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Upcoming events

Elevenses, Tuesday 27 February, The Portable Antiquities Scheme

The Portable Antiquities Scheme is run by the British Museum and Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales to encourage the recording of archaeological objects found by members of the public in England and Wales. Every year many thousands of archaeological objects are discovered, many of these by metal detector users, but also by people whilst out […]

27 February 2024

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Arts Council Project Grant Roadshow, Thursday 29 February, Leeds City Museum

Please note the Leeds Event on 29 February has been cancelled.  The event in Manchester on 11 March is still going ahead as planned. Are you a museum looking for funding support with a project? Or maybe you want to know a little more about how Arts Council England is supporting the museums sector? The […]

29 February 2024

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