Month: May 2023

Screen Tourism – York and North Yorkshire Free Toolkit

There has never been a better time to capitalise on screen tourism. North Yorkshire is an attractive proposition for film and TV locations as evidenced by the success of the ‘Yorkshire Vet’ and ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ TV series on Channel 5 TV. These programmes create demand for the destination and there is an […]

30 May 2023

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MDY CPD Bursary 2023-24

THE CPD BURSARY HAS BEEN FULLY ALLOCATED. ANY NEW APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. We are pleased to announce the launch of our CPD Bursary 2023-24, with support from Art Fund.   This year’s scheme has a larger funding pot and extended remit.   Please read the Guidance Notes for full details and before making […]

25 May 2023

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Closing soon – AMA Conference 2023

  MDY is funding a bursary place at this year’s Arts Marketing Association Conference in Leeds. Audiences at the Heart 13-14 July, Leeds   Please apply now! Deadline: Friday 19th May.   Scroll down the page to find the MDY Bursary. AMA Conference 2023: Bursaries – Arts Marketing Association (   Applications are open to […]

11 May 2023

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A Successful South Yorkshire Museum Forum!

It was a pleasure to catch up with our colleagues at the South Yorkshire Museum Forum this week – what a great turn out! The forum was hosted by Clifton Park Museum, Rotherham, and provided a fitting backdrop for the event. A nicely packed agenda of informative and inspiring speakers sparked plenty of curiosity and […]

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Museum Accreditation Workshops 2023/24

Museum Development North West: Museum Development Yorkshire: Museum Development North East. Museum Development is hosting Accreditation refresher workshops for museums in the North of England. These interactive online workshops are open to all museums across the regions.  They will be hosted by Accreditation Advisers, Emma Chaplin, Kelly Chapman and Heather Lomas.   Each refresher session […]

10 May 2023

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AMA Conference 2023 Bursary

MDY will provide a bursary that covers the full cost of  AMA Conference 2023. Applications are open to both AMA members and non-members who meet the following criteria: You are an individual, freelancer or person working for a small museum* that is Accredited or working towards Accreditation, located within the Museum Development Yorkshire region *A small organisation is classed as having […]

9 May 2023

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Thackray Museum of Medicine nominated for Emya2023

Congratulations to Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds for their nomination for the European Museum of the Year Award! The museum reopened in May 2021 after a £4m redevelopment that saw the creation of 11 new galleries detailing the story of healthcare through the ages. The Thackray Museum of Medicine is among 33 nominees for […]

4 May 2023

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