Category: Training

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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Now Available: DCN/EMBED Re-Opening with Inclusive Practice Webinar

The DCN/EMBED Re-Opening with Inclusive Practice Webinar first aired on 30th July is now online to view on demand Delivered by the Disability Collaborative Network and EMBED, this 90 minute webinar focussed on new reopening recommendations and actions produced by DCN, EMBED and University of East Anglia for all sectors, including museums and heritage organisations. […]

4 August 2020

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Ecsite Network Webinars

Ecsite has upcoming webinars online for free. Upcoming events include: Audience Research and Covid-19: opportunity or obstacle – 20th May 2pm Equity and Diversity in Times of Coronavirus – 27th May 2pm Digital Presence – 3rd June 2pm Watch the replay of Decolonising Museums and Science Communication. Find them all here: https://www.crowdcast.io/ecsite_network

18 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: 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 […]

14 May 2020

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Booking Now Open for Sporting Heritage & the Armed Forces Showcase

BOOKING NOW OPEN! Sporting Heritage & the Armed Forces Showcase Thursday 2 April, 10am – 4pm at Heritage Quay, Huddersfield Are you looking for new ways to use your military or sporting collections? Come and join us for our packed end of project showcase. Through the Sporting Heritage & Armed Forces project,  Army Museums Ogilby Trust and Sporting Heritage have built on […]

12 February 2020

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MDY Learning Cohorts – Open to ALL Museums in the Region

During 2020-21 Museum Development Yorkshire (MDY) will continue to run its successful programme of themed learning groups know as Cohorts. In 2019-20 MDY ran the following cohorts: Collections Health and Wellbeing Front of House Audience Champions Fundraising Income Generation The cohorts generally comprise of between 2 and 4 workshops through the year which will be […]

5 February 2020

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Museums and Resilient Leadership Programme

Don’t miss your opportunity to apply for the Museums and Resilient Leadership Programme (MRL) – a unique year-long development course supported by Arts Council England. Described as ‘life changing’, it is designed to help you become a cultural leader for the 21st Century, resilient and entrepreneurial. Participants receive £7,500 worth of leadership training, comprising: An […]

6 November 2019

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Apply Now – MDY Sponsored Place at MA Conference 2019

Museum Development Yorkshire is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring two FREE places at this year’s Museums Association Conference, 4-5 October held at Brighton Conference Centre. This place will cover both days of the conference, and an accommodation and travel bursary. The Museum Development Team will also offer networking support and conference tips to […]

28 August 2019

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Apply Now – MDY Sponsored Place at AIM Conference 2019

Museum Development Yorkshire is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring one FREE place at this year’s Association of Independent Museums Conference, 20-22 June held at The National Civil War Centre in Newark. This place will cover all three days of the conference, conference dinner, study trip, accommodation and travel bursary. The Museum Development Team […]

27 February 2019

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AIM Prospering Boards Deadline

Could your board benefit from expert support?

30 January 2019

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