Category: Museum Development Yorkshire

One Space Remaining on Innovation Cohort

Opportunity to gain innovation skills! We have space for one additional museum to join our Everyday Innovation cohort. In a group of 12 people (from 6 museums), you will be introduced to skills and tools in innovative thinking, and will have the opportunity to develop and test an innovation project for your museum. Our trainer will be Dr […]

5 August 2020

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Celebrating Museums Now Available

Did you miss our online Celebrating Museums event with Arts Council England on 23rd June? Well don’t fear because you can find the fully captioned recording of the morning here:

14 July 2020

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Museum Development Network and Art Fund Covid-19 Recovery Funding

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 […]

1 July 2020

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Escaping Lockdown Grant

In response to the current crisis we are launching a grant fund to help you better survive now and prepare to reopen and relaunch your museum. We are encouraging projects of £500 to £1000, with NO match funding. We do require a clear project plan that addresses either: A key immediate issue that has resulted […]

28 May 2020

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Call for Content – Celebrating Museums 2020

We are preparing for our online event ‘Celebrating Museums 2020’ on 23rd June. We’d love to know what are wanting to celebrate about your work during the Covid-19 lockdown. This could be online or offline activity; work you are doing remotely with visitors, or behind the scenes activity to prepare your museum for reopening. If […]

27 May 2020

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New IPR Guidance Sheets Published

As part of a project with Naomi Korn Associates we have commissioned an advice sheet on Volunteers and IPR. The guidance can be downloaded here: The FAQ’s can be downloaded here: The Model Deed of Assignment of Copyright (Volunteers) – IPR Advice Sheet 12b can be found as a PDF: IPR Advice […]

14 May 2020

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MDY Bid Writing Support for Non-NPO Museums

MDY are offering support to enable you to take advantage of Covid-19 funding offered by major national funders and local initiatives. In order to help museums respond to the various museum and more general financial support opportunities, Museum Development Yorkshire will be providing a number of one to one workshop sessions with people who have […]

14 April 2020

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Coronavirus Update

MDY is working to ensure that we offer the best service to regional museums so that our sector remains vibrant and strong after this crisis. The Museum Development Yorkshire team are well set up to work remotely and can offer alternatives to face-to-face meetings. Throughout the crisis, we will support museums to preserve culture for […]

17 March 2020

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Museum Development Yorkshire and Coronavirus

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 […]

12 March 2020

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Developing Digital Capability

Working in partnership with Culture24, we are offering FREE workshops during 2020 to support development of your museum’s digital capability. These events are aimed at small to medium-sized museums, and will provide an opportunity to help you step up your knowledge and skills in using digital technologies. Your museum can access workshops individually, or in […]

4 March 2020

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