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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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Request to Quote: Children & Young People Visitor Experience Project Development

Museum Development Yorkshire is looking to commission a professional experienced at working with children and young people in museums or arts settings, to undertake a project scoping exercise resulting in a ready-to-deliver plan for a pilot project, in the Yorkshire region. The pilot project would introduce a CYP visitor experience review process into museums, with the […]

1 August 2019

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Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund 2019

We’re excited to announce that the next round of funding from the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund has now opened.  The Programme is designed to directly fund and empower museums and galleries which are regional and/or run by local authorities, universities, or have independent Trust status, to borrow major works or collections from the […]

18 July 2019

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Royal Historical Society LGBT+ Survey Launch

The Royal History Society have launched a survey to find out more about the research, teaching and dissemination of LGBT+ histories, as well as the experience of LGBT+ historians. They are urging ALL historians to complete this survey whether or not you identify as LGBT+. All responses are anonymous and all questions are optional. Find […]

17 July 2019

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AIM Hallmarks Award Launch

AIM members in England can now apply for a grant of up to £12,000 through the AIM Hallmarks Awards. Funded by Arts Council England through AIM’s National Portfolio Organisation funding, the AIM Hallmarks Awards will provide grants totalling around £55,000 each year over the next three years and are available in two strands: Main grants […]

3 July 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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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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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 […]

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