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 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 10 or fewer employees and either less than £632,000 annual turnover, OR £316,000 or less on its balance sheet  (a.k.a. what HMRC calls a ‘micro-entity’)


How to apply:    

Complete the online application form by Friday 19 May 2023 at 12.00pm.

If you have any queries about these bursaries, please email Jemma Green, the AMA’s Sales & Marketing Manager at:


Next steps:    

The AMA and MDY will assess each application and the AMA will email all applicants with a final decision in the week commencing 5 June 2023.

Read our top bursary application tips to help make your submission stand out.



Please note:

— We will only award one bursary per organisation

— If you have already paid for a place at AMA Conference 2023, you will be offered a refund upon receipt of a bursary

— The bursary covers the cost of your Conference ticket only. You will need to arrange and pay for your own travel and accommodation.

— If successful, you will be invited to apply directly to MDY for an additional grant that supports expenses and caring or access costs

— The AMA and MDY will request successful applicants to provide feedback, that may be used for marketing purposes, on their experience of AMA Conference 2023