Category: Support

AMA Conference 2023 Bursary

MDY will provide a bursary that covers the full cost of  AMA Conference 2023. Applications are open to both AMA members and non-members who meet the following criteria: You are an individual, freelancer or person working for a small museum* that is Accredited or working towards Accreditation, located within the Museum Development Yorkshire region *A small organisation is classed as having […]

9 May 2023

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Training and Development Programme Open: MDY Learning Cohorts 2023-24

We are now welcoming Expressions of Interest for the 2023-24 learning cohorts. MDY learning cohorts bring together groups of museums with a shared development interest to learn through training, mentoring and networking, sometimes supported with a small grant for implementing new practices.

30 March 2023

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Front of House Learning Cohort 2023-24

An opportunity for front of house staff to add value to visitor experience.

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Access For All Learning Cohort 2023-24

Join museums across the region in a mentoring and development programme focusing on improving services for your disabled visitors.

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Cohort 2023-24

This Learning Cohort will give you the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of key concepts underpinning best practice in equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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Raising and Earning Money Learning Cohort 2023-24

A programme exploring funding, fundraising and income generation.

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Everyday Innovation Learning Cohort 2023-24

This programme is designed to support museums with cultural change and to improve innovation and commercial thinking across the organisation.

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AMA Inclusivity & Audiences Day Bursaries

Now in its 5th year, the AMA’s Inclusivity & Audiences Day champions Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) best practice from across our sector.   Taking place on Wednesday 10 May, this day-long online event offers you the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and dive into concepts and case studies that challenge and provide new perspectives.   […]

20 March 2023

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Applications are now open for MDY support in 2023-24!

Read through our Support Menu to find out what we offer and which options are best suited to your museum. This application round is the main way of securing in-depth mentoring, coaching or consultancy support from MDY. Please fill out the survey by 27th February 2023. Join our upcoming Elevenses to explore our support menu […]

19 January 2023

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Winter Blackouts – Preventative Advice

In recognition of the challenges at this time of the year, Valentina Sabucco, Manager – Security and Protection Advice at Arts Council England, has provided the following advice in response to possible concerns for winter blackouts: ·       Review risk assessments to capture possible consequences power blackouts may have on buildings, collections, and staff’s operations, and […]

12 December 2022

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