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4 November 2020

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New CPD Bursary – Apply to attend the MA Conference 2022

Do you know about our new CPD Bursary? MDY’s CPD Bursary can be used to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours of people employed by or volunteering in museums that reflect the needs of regional museums. Activities can include a range of learning from workshops through to study trips. Applications are welcomed for up to £1,000, […]

4 August 2022

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New Volunteer Development online sessions

NEW for September/October/November: Volunteer Development online sessions Volunteer development is one of our most requested training topics. If this is on your mind, please take the opportunity to join one, any, or all, of three FREE online webinars, which form the core of the Museum Development UK Volunteer Development Programme 2022. The sessions are most […]

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Leading the Sector 2022 – digital leadership event programme

Join one of Culture24’s free in-person workshops delivered across the UK, aimed to inform senior leaders and boards in the heritage sector of what they need to know about digital maturity.   This discursive session is tailored to the level of strategic understanding that board members, directors and senior leadership need, helping them to reflect […]

2 August 2022

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Art Fund & MDUK – Recovery and Reset Grants 2022

Through a continued partnership with Art Fund, Museum Development North West, Museum Development Yorkshire and Museum Development North East are pleased to launch Recovery and Reset Grants 2022, open to museums in the North of England. Through Museum Development UK’s continued partnership with Art Fund, Museum Development teams in the North of England have secured […]

28 July 2022

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Autumn Regional Museum Forums – Bookings Now Open!

Bookings are now open for our autumn season of Regional Museum Forums! This summer the MDY team have enjoyed seeing museum colleagues in person again – especially at our regional museum forum meetings, hosted at wonderful museums across the Yorkshire region! We would like to thank all of the museums that have hosted our forums, […]

26 July 2022

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Digital development opportunities with Culture 24

Digital development opportunities with Culture 24 Booking is now open for new dates these popular development sessions with Culture24. All courses are delivered online Zoom in 3 x 2hr sessions – one session per week for three weeks. There are 18 places on each course – 2 places for each of 9 museums. All sessions […]

19 July 2022

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Digital Heritage Hub

100 Digital Questions Answered on the Digital Heritage Hub

6 July 2022

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In Your Customers Shoes – Northern Museums Visitor Experience Programme 2022

What is it? The aim of the programme is to put those that come face-to-face with visitors on a daily basis in the shoes of those visiting. Developed by Museum Development Yorkshire and now rolled out across the north, the programme has been designed to help you assess the museum you are visiting in all […]

28 June 2022

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MDUK Volunteer Development Programme 2022

MDUK Volunteer Development Programme 2022 Museum Development UK are thrilled to be working in collaboration once again with volunteer sector specialists 10GM to offer an intensive Volunteer Development Programme, for up to 20 museums from across participating areas in the UK. The programme aims to support participants to review their volunteering strategy, and explore new ways to […]

24 June 2022

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Museum Accreditation Workshops 2022/23

Museum Development is hosting Accreditation refresher workshops for museums in the North of England.

30 May 2022

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