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Annual Museum Survey 2021

The results of the latest Annual Museum Survey are now available to view. 

Scroll through the interactive infographic to see the results for Yorkshire & the Humber and how they compare to the rest of England.

23 February 2022

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Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Resources

You may find these resources from the national Museum Development Network useful in embedding Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in your museum’s work.

15 February 2022

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MDY Support Menu 2022-23

Applications are now open for MDY support in 2022-23!

Although there will be opportunities to take part in workshops, grants, events and learning cohorts throughout the year, this application round is the main way of securing in-depth mentoring, coaching or consultancy support from MDY.

1 February 2022

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Impact & Insight

Develop your museum’s evaluation practice

MDY is offering 5 FREE places on a new programme to develop your museum’s approach to evaluating your public programme outputs, such as exhibitions and events.

Starting in March 2022, Impact & Insight, offers the opportunity to trial an online, 360-degree evaluation platform, which is supported by Arts Council England.

11 January 2022

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Coronavirus update: 8 December

The Government has announced the move to ‘Plan B’ in England. This has implications for people working or volunteering in Yorkshire’s Museums. You may want to read the Prime Minister’s Press Release. The new measures that impact museums are: Face coverings From Friday 10 December, face coverings will become compulsory in most public indoor venues, […]

9 December 2021

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Covid-19 Updates 30th November 2021- new measures in response to Omricon variant

Starting from Tuesday 30th November, the Government has introduced new measures in response to the emergence of the Omricon variant. 

30 November 2021

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Cohort

MDY are offering an Equity, Diversity & Inclusion learning cohort in January-March 2022, which will explore the broadest understanding of diversity and inclusion, and an organisational response to this.

18 October 2021

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Watch – MDUK Online Marketing Webinars

These webinars were hosted by the Arts Marketing Association on behalf on Museum Development UK. They offer helpful introductions to different aspects of online marketing for museums, with expert speakers.

12 October 2021

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Second Phase of MDY Support Opportunities 2021-22 – NOW OPEN

Museums have seen many changes in recent months as part of the process of reopening and adapting to the Covid-19 pandemic. To meet the changing needs of your museum, we are giving you a second opportunity to apply for MDY support for this financial year. 

10 August 2021

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Museum Development UK Accreditation Webinars

As part of Museum Development UK’s support for museums regarding Museum Accreditation, a series of four support films have been created.

9 August 2021

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