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4 November 2020

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Coronavirus Updates 24th November 2020 – Three Tier System

Three tier system from Wednesday 2 December

From Wednesday 2 December, the current national restrictions will end and England will return to a three-tier system of coronavirus restrictions. The government will announce which areas are in which tier on Thursday 26 November. We recommend that you read the government’s full guidance on the tier system and the COVID-19 Winter Plan.

24 November 2020

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MDY Small Grants and Covid Essentials Support now available

New Covid Essentials Support

In response to the ongoing crisis and demand from museums, we are launching Covid Essentials to help you better survive now and prepare to reopen and relaunch your site.  We are encouraging projects of up to £500 with NO match funding. There is a total fund of £3,000 and we anticipate supporting around six projects.

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Request to Quote: Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Consultancy

Request to Quote: We are inviting proposals for a consultancy contract to support us in enabling museums in Yorkshire & the Humber to better understand, embed and champion equality, diversity and inclusion as core to all areas of their work. The deadline for submissions is Monday 4th January 2021. Download Request To Quote

19 November 2020

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Coronavirus Updates – 17th November 2020

Read our updates on the Coronavirus Job Retention scheme, the latest government support grants, updates on the Government Indemnity Scheme and updated guidance for museums.

17 November 2020

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National Restrictions from 5th November – Resources for your Museum

From Thursday 5th November until Wednesday 2nd December museums and galleries must close to the public. MDY and Arts Council England are working closely together to support your museum through the coming months and into the recovery and rebuilding phase.

4 November 2020

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Develop Your Audiences with Us…

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.

2 November 2020

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One Space Remaining on Innovation Cohort

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 […]

5 August 2020

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Now Available: DCN/EMBED Re-Opening with Inclusive Practice Webinar

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. […]

4 August 2020

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Now Available: Getting to Grips with the Guidance webinar

The recording (with captions) of the ‘Getting to grips with the guidance’ webinar from earlier in the month is now up on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTS9IK1u8Ek&t=2991s

30 July 2020

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