Month: March 2023

Training and Development Programme Open: MDY Learning Cohorts 2023-24

We are now welcoming Expressions of Interest for the 2023-24 learning cohorts. MDY learning cohorts bring together groups of museums with a shared development interest to learn through training, mentoring and networking, sometimes supported with a small grant for implementing new practices.

30 March 2023

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Front of House Learning Cohort 2023-24

An opportunity for front of house staff to add value to visitor experience.

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Access For All Learning Cohort 2023-24

Join museums across the region in a mentoring and development programme focusing on improving services for your disabled visitors.

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Cohort 2023-24

This Learning Cohort will give you the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of key concepts underpinning best practice in equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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Raising and Earning Money Learning Cohort 2023-24

A programme exploring funding, fundraising and income generation.

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Everyday Innovation Learning Cohort 2023-24

This programme is designed to support museums with cultural change and to improve innovation and commercial thinking across the organisation.

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Book your place for our upcoming MDY Museum Forums

It was great to meet so many of you at our forums in February and March, and to engage in such lively discussions and inspiring museum visits. We have all felt the benefit of meeting in person, getting out to different places – and connecting with colleagues over a hot drink and delicious bite of […]

22 March 2023

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Help Heritage Volunteering Group!

Heritage Volunteering Group (HVG) is a professional network for people responsible for volunteering practice within the heritage sector. HVG is developing a new Strategic Framework to guide them for the next 3-5 years; a new mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities to address the challenges facing the heritage sector and volunteering within it.   HVG […]

21 March 2023

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AMA Inclusivity & Audiences Day Bursaries

Now in its 5th year, the AMA’s Inclusivity & Audiences Day champions Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) best practice from across our sector.   Taking place on Wednesday 10 May, this day-long online event offers you the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and dive into concepts and case studies that challenge and provide new perspectives.   […]

20 March 2023

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Museum Estate and Development Fund (MEND) Round 3 North area webinar – for museums that intend to apply

Friday 24th March 2023 10:30 – 12:00 Online The MEND fund from Arts Council England (ACE) is for capital expenditure grants from £50,000 to £5 million to undertake vital infrastructure and urgent maintenance backlog work to non-national Accredited museums. This is an open-access capital fund for non-national Accredited museums and/or local authorities who are responsible […]

15 March 2023

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