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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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Celebrating Museums Now Available

Did you miss our online Celebrating Museums event with Arts Council England on 23rd June? Well don’t fear because you can find the fully captioned recording of the morning here: https://player.vimeo.com/video/429932211

14 July 2020

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Museum Development Network and Art Fund Covid-19 Recovery Funding

In a new and innovative partnership, Art Fund is contributing £280,000 to Museum Development recovery grant programmes. The funding will reach museums across all nations in the UK who have not yet received public funding or smaller museums fulfilling specific cultural or local need. Museum Development Yorkshire will be awarding c. £35,000 of funding to […]

1 July 2020

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Culture Reset Applications

Culture Reset is a practical rapid response programme to inspire more relevant and impactful cultural organisations and practices. Born out of the devastating impact of Covid-19 and inspired by the urgent need to accelerate change and respond to the experiences of a broader diversity of people, it will provide expert support and dynamic stimulus for […]

30 June 2020

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The ‘We’re Good to Go’ Industry Standard, Visit Britain and Visit England

You can now apply for a free UK-wide industry standard and consumer mark to reassure your customers that your business adheres to Government and public health guidance. To support you as you work towards re-opening and welcoming customers, the ‘We’re Good To Go’ COVID-19 industry standard and consumer mark is now available to provide a […]

25 June 2020

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NMDC Good Practice Guidelines on Opening Museums After July 4th

Published by the National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) with support from DCMS and the Museums and Galleries Working Group, these guidelines are intended to help employers, employees and the self-employed, and volunteers in the museum sector in England understand how to work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines should: provide a set of practical […]

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