Author: Michael Turnpenny
We are delighted that Arts Council England will be continuing its vital support for museums in the north of England from 2024 by funding a new Museum Development North programme. Museum Development North (MD North) will be managed by a new partnership between York Museums Trust, the Manchester Partnership, Cumbria Museums Consortium and Tyne & […]
Arts Marketing Association Conference 2022 — A New Adventure AMA Conference 2022 will take place in Birmingham, at the Eastside Rooms, on 14 – 15 July 2022. This year’s theme is ‘A New Adventure’. Museum Development Yorkshire is providing one sponsored place to regional museums The AMA Conference will be attended by delegates from across the […]
The Government has announced the move to ‘Plan B’ in England. This has implications for people working or volunteering in Yorkshire’s Museums. You may want to read the Prime Minister’s Press Release. The new measures that impact museums are: Face coverings From Friday 10 December, face coverings will become compulsory in most public indoor venues, […]
We have published our Support Opportunities for 2021- 2022. The guidance notes and links to the application form are available at: https://www.museumdevelopmentyorkshire.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/MDY_Guidance_Document-2021_Issue.pdf We know that the needs of your museum are changing fast. For this reason, we are going to run two application rounds for support in 2021-22: a first round in January/February […]
From Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December museums and galleries must close to the public. MDY and Arts Council England are working closely together to support your museum through the coming months and into the recovery and rebuilding phase.
In a new and innovative partnership, Art Fund is contributing £280,000 to Museum Development recovery grant programmes. The funding will reach museums across all nations in the UK who have not yet received public funding or smaller museums fulfilling specific cultural or local need. Museum Development Yorkshire will be awarding c. £35,000 of funding to […]
Museum Development Yorkshire is regularly reviewing its work in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. As part of York Museums Trust, we receive daily updates by Visit York and the City of York Council who liaise with Visit England. It is our policy to follow the guidance of the UK government and the devolved administrations, including […]