Category: Uncategorized

£1.4m Museum Funding Support Announced for the North of England

We are delighted to announce that Arts Council England will be continuing its vital support for museums in the north of England from 2024 through the creation of Museum Development North, which will be managed by a new partnership between York Museums Trust, the Manchester Partnership, Cumbria Museums Consortium and Tyne & Wear Archives & […]

5 October 2023

Read more ›

Celebrating Museums Autumn 2023

We invite people from museums across Yorkshire and the Humber to join us for Celebrating Museums – Autumn 2023 on Tuesday 28th November, at The Hospitium, York. Our focus will be on Place and Partnerships. We will hear museums’ stories of challenge, progress and achievement, and reflect on ways that we are moving forwards together in the […]

15 September 2023

Read more ›

Making Change: Culture, Health & Wellbeing Alliance national conference, 11-13 October 2023

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance is bringing their three day national conference, Making Change, to Barnsley this October. The event will take place in various locations around the town centre from 11-13 October, and will be a  fantastic opportunity for practitioners, managers, policy makers and researchers from the world of arts, health and communities to pose […]

17 August 2023

Read more ›

Northern Museums Volunteer Pass

The Northern Museums Volunteer Pass allows volunteers to FREE entry and/or additional benefits (as listed) at participating museums in Yorkshire and Humberside, North East and North West regions. Full details of participating museums and individual offers are outlined in this leaflet. Please check the details of the participating museum online before your visit. Museums will […]

16 August 2023

Read more ›

Jerwood Arts Teamwork in Practice Toolkit

Practice makes perfect progress These three words have been a guiding light throughout the creation of (Team) Work in Practice, as well as the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries (WJCB) programme that informs it. They beautifully capture the shift in mindset that is crucial to improving working cultures long term. Progress is iterative and takes time. Inclusivity is not […]

10 August 2023

Read more ›

Closing soon – AMA Conference 2023

  MDY is funding a bursary place at this year’s Arts Marketing Association Conference in Leeds. Audiences at the Heart 13-14 July, Leeds   Please apply now! Deadline: Friday 19th May.   Scroll down the page to find the MDY Bursary. AMA Conference 2023: Bursaries – Arts Marketing Association (   Applications are open to […]

11 May 2023

Read more ›

Thackray Museum of Medicine nominated for Emya2023

Congratulations to Thackray Museum of Medicine in Leeds for their nomination for the European Museum of the Year Award! The museum reopened in May 2021 after a £4m redevelopment that saw the creation of 11 new galleries detailing the story of healthcare through the ages. The Thackray Museum of Medicine is among 33 nominees for […]

4 May 2023

Read more ›

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.

30 March 2023

Read more ›

Book your place for our upcoming MDY Museum Forums

It was great to meet so many of you at our forums in February and March, and to engage in such lively discussions and inspiring museum visits. We have all felt the benefit of meeting in person, getting out to different places – and connecting with colleagues over a hot drink and delicious bite of […]

22 March 2023

Read more ›

Help Heritage Volunteering Group!

Heritage Volunteering Group (HVG) is a professional network for people responsible for volunteering practice within the heritage sector. HVG is developing a new Strategic Framework to guide them for the next 3-5 years; a new mission, vision, values, and strategic priorities to address the challenges facing the heritage sector and volunteering within it.   HVG […]

21 March 2023

Read more ›