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.
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 […]
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. […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]