South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

Memberships

Become a member and enjoy access to a range of benefits and opportunities.

Mentor Match

Skills matching service bringing together museum professionals for mentoring and professional support

Museum Taskforce report published

The Museums Taskforce has now published its report on the future of museums in the UK. The report recommends radical change in how museums operate, how they are funded and how they can retain their relevance as institutions in contemporary society.

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Call for Papers: DCDC18 - Memory And Transformation

The National Archives and Research Libraries UK have opened submissions for this year's Discovering Collections Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference. The event takes place 19 - 21 November 2018 in Birmingham.​

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South West organisations make the Museums + Heritage Awards shortlist

The shortlist for the Museums + Heritage Awards has been announced, and includes several organisations from the South West.

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Kids in Museums open nominations for the 2018 Family Friendly Museum Award

The Family Friendly Museum Award 2018 has been launched, giving museums and visitors the chance to say why their museum, gallery, heritage site, science centre or historic home gives the warmest welcome to families.

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SWFed Conference 2018

Book now for the SWFed Conference 2018. The two-day conference in Exeter is on the theme 'Confronting the Challenges: Visits & Collections. The keynote speakers are Helen Bonser-Wilton (CEO, Mary Rose Trust) and Kevin Gosling (CEO, Collections Trust).

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Volunteering and Friends

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Marketing & Social Media: Digital and Social Media

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Collections: Documention

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Management

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