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Museum Development North February Update

The Museum Development North team are continuing to finalise programme details for 2024-25 and will shortly publish information about activity in April to June 2024.  Until April, the Museum Development teams in the North East, North West and Yorkshire will continue operating as normal, providing advice and support to regional museums. Subscribe now to Museum […]

28 February 2024

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27 February 2024

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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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Heritage 2033 National Lottery Programme Opens for Grants

The National Heritage Lottery has announced new funding until 2033 The National Heritage Lottery is offering grants from £10,000 to £10 million in their latest offering. Their Heritage 2033 strategy is focusing on ‘saving heritage, protecting the environment, inclusion, access and participation, and organisational sustainability’. Notably, the entry level grants have increased in this latest […]

31 January 2024

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Arts Council England Announce £15.2 million in Funding

Cultural Development Fund: Round Four Arts Council England have announced the next stage of funding from the Cultural Development Fund. This is part of the wider Cultural Investment Fund which is funded by the Department for Media, Culture and Sport and delivered by Arts Council England. In order to be eligible, you must be a […]

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Museum Development North Update – January 2024

Your new Museum Development North (MD North) team are busy collaborating to ensure our continued support for museums in the north of England from April 2024. Museum Development from now until April 2024  Until April 2024, the Museum Development teams in the North-East, North-West and Yorkshire will continue operating as normal, providing advice and support […]

24 January 2024

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Seeds for Action Programme 2024

As part of Roots & Branches, the Seeds for Action online programme connects Carbon Literate certified museum people across England to develop and build on their carbon reduction strategies and approaches to taking climate action. Connect and Co-working Sessions help you to carve out time to work on climate actions with peer support from fellow […]

18 December 2023

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Annual Museum Survey 2023

The results of the Annual Museum Survey are now available to view. This survey covers non-national museums in England who contribute data on their workforce, finance, audiences, and insights. The results of this survey allow us to understand how museums are recovering from the pandemic. This year over 700 museums, 57% of England’s independent, local […]

13 December 2023

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£1.4m Museum Funding Support Announced for the North of England

We are delighted to announce that Arts Council England will be continuing its vital support for museums in the north of England from 2024 through the creation of Museum Development North, which will be managed by a new partnership between York Museums Trust, the Manchester Partnership, Cumbria Museums Consortium and Tyne & Wear Archives & […]

5 October 2023

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