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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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Arts Council England Designation Development Fund

We’ve just opened the third round of the Designation Development Fund, which aims to support the long-term sustainability, and maximise the public value of collections held in museums or libraries recognised by the Designation Scheme. Applicants must be accredited but for the first time, Designated libraries will be able to apply for grants between £20,000 – […]

11 April 2019

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New curatorial development opportunities from Art Fund

New Collecting Awards We are now accepting applications for the fifth round of the New Collecting Awards, which offers 100% funding for curators to build or expand collections of fine art, design or visual culture. The programme aims to support curators in developing skills associated with researching and identifying acquisitions. Awardees receive a generous funding […]

4 March 2019

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Yorkshire Museum updating its deposition policy for archaeological archives for North Yorkshire.

The collecting areas for North Yorkshire were drawn up more than a decade ago and may no longer reflect the reality. This process is to clearly define our geographical collecting area to ensure that there is provision across the whole county and to identify any potential overlaps in collecting. York Museum would like to hear […]

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Winners of £4M DCMS Wolfson Fund Announced – Yorkshire and the Humber Success

Winners of £4M DCMS Wolfson Fund Announced – Yorkshire and the Humber Success Yorkshire and Humber winners of the Wolfson Fund were recently announced, with success for Barnsley, Sheffield and Hull! The DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund supports national and regional museums across England to improve the quality of displays, enhance exhibition spaces and […]

27 February 2019

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MDY Training Needs Analysis – Report Findings

Thank you to all those who contributed to our survey on training needs in the region in autumn 2018. The survey had a strong return rate, with 59 out of the 141 Accredited Museum sites in Yorkshire & Humberside represented in the organisational responses. A summary of the key findings and recommended actions can be […]

26 February 2019

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MDY Sponsored Places 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 […]

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Future High Streets Fund: call for proposals

The Future High Streets Fund will support and fund local areas’ plans to make their high streets and town centres fit for the future.

12 February 2019

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Museums Development Yorkshire Intern Opportunity

An exciting opportunity to join the Museum Development Yorkshire team.

11 February 2019

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National Trust Collections & Interpretation Advisory Group

Multiple voluntary opportunities available.

1 February 2019

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