Category: Museum Development Yorkshire

Museum Development Yorkshire Annual Review 2019-20

We’re delighted to share this overview of our work with museums around the Yorkshire and Humberside region during 2019-20.

28 June 2021

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University of Leeds receives funding to boost digital development in heritage organisations

The University of Leeds has been awarded funding by the National Lottery Heritage Fund to participate in the vital work of the Digital Skills for Heritage initiative, which aims to improve digital literacy and raise confidence in employees and volunteers across the UK heritage sector.

22 March 2021

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Support Opportunities for 2021- 2022

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 […]

7 January 2021

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4 November 2020

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Develop Your Audiences with Us…

It’s never been more important to understand your audiences, and we have two spare places remaining on our Audience Champions cohort! 

This audience development programme will be delivered free of charge to your museum by The Audience Agency. Training will be through a series of short online sessions over twelve months, starting in December.

2 November 2020

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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: https://player.vimeo.com/video/429932211

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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