Resource Category: Tools and Reports

Museum Development Network Impact Report

Museum Development Network is a voluntary body that exists to support the development of a stronger and more resilient museum sector across the UK.

This report highlights the work that Museum Development has been doing across the UK, collectively and individually for the sector.

MDY Training Needs Analysis 2018

Northern Museums Volunteer Pass 2019-2021

Find more information about the Northern Museums Volunteer Pass 2019-2021 and browse the existing 2018/19 brochure.

Visitor Experience Consortium Toolkit

The .zip folder contains copies of the following:

  • Welcome notes
  • Briefing Video and transcript
  • Visit questionnaire

Industrial Collections Network Meeting

Updates from the latest Industrial Collections Network Meeting.

A practical guide for text interpretation 2017

This is the house style and tone guide for Leeds Museums and Galleries. The guide covers both writing text and the design factors that can make the text more accessible.

Survey of Access to Collections Specific Expertise: November 2011

In September 2011, the Yorkshire Museum Directors Conference identified that collections in the region are at an increased risk of becoming ‘orphaned’. This is due to the current and potential impact of reductions in public spending. YMDC was keen to identify where there are already sub-regional or regional gaps in collections specific expertise. YMDC also wanted to know which types of collection are at risk of becoming orphaned.

Museums in Yorkshire and the Humber 2016

This report has been produced using data from 52 museum organisations in Yorkshire and the Humber.  A number of organisations were not able to respond to our survey.  Of the responding museums, 9 are Local Authority, 42 are Independent, 1 is a University institutions and – are National Museums, funded by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. This represents more than 65% of all museums in the region.

How To…build, extend and develop supporter engagement

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.

Small Development Grant Scheme 2018-22

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