Resources

Feasibility Study into Collaborative Purchasing of Goods and Services by Museums

York Museums Trust commissioned this report to provide indicative information on current and emerging schemes offered across all sectors, whether national or regional.   It also wanted to highlight whether this was widespread not only within the generic third sector, but also within the cultural sector.  Once collated, this data will then provide the Trust with the information required to make a decision about the potential development of a bulk purchasing scheme within the Museums Sector in our region.

How To…develop a legacy giving programme

A guide to developing a legacy giving programme that will equip organisations to actively encourage supporters to remember the organisation in their will.

Cultural Prescription 16th November 2015

Strategies for Sustainability Survey Report: Conservation and Collections Care in Yorkshire

Museum Development Yorkshire (MDY) and York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship (YCCC) believe that they have a common interest in working towards a better understanding of collections requirements for a sustainable future, and of the respective roles of curator and conservator.  The two bodies have therefore joined forces for the first time to sponsor a survey of the present state of affairs, with the object of gaining a fact based understanding of the situation in the area’s museums and galleries, and in the cohort of conservators working in the region.

Archaeological Archive Deposition Policy for Museums in Yorkshire and the Humber

This policy is designed to create a uniform region wide approach to the preparation and deposition of archaeological archives. The document has been developed in partnership with museums throughout the Yorkshire and Humber region, local government archaeological officers, English Heritage, the University of York and a number of field archaeological units.

10 Top Tips for Museum Interpretation 2011

A guide to museum interpretation for everyone working on displays, learning resources or other interpretive materials.

Share Academy

Share Academy is a partnership project between University of the Arts London (UAL), University College London (UCL) and the London Museums Group that focuses on the collaboration between Higher Education and museums. This is a file of useful documents from this project.

Yorkshire Sustainable Museums Project

Yorkshire Sustainable Museums Project

Case Study

29th March 2011

Case Study – MA Conference 2015

A case study of MDY funding for museum professionals to attend the Museums Association Conference.

Case Study – Bahamas Locomotive Society

A case study on how MDY supported Bahamas Locomotive Society in creating a learning offer for schools focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.