Category: Museum Development Yorkshire
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: https://www.museumdevelopmentyorkshire.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IPR-Advice-Sheet-12-Volunteers-and-IPR-Guidance.pdf The FAQ’s can be downloaded here: https://www.museumdevelopmentyorkshire.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IPR-Advice-Sheet-12a-Volunteers-and-IPR-FAQs.pdf The Model Deed of Assignment of Copyright (Volunteers) – IPR Advice Sheet 12b can be found as a PDF: https://www.museumdevelopmentyorkshire.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Legal-Compliance-Factsheet-DWH-ed-v2.pdf IPR Advice […]