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

South West Emerging Museum Professionals group

September saw the first SW Emerging Museum Professionals (SW EMP) group meet-up. If you are an emerging museum professional, this is a fantastic opportunity to network, learn, and share.

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Heritage directly contributes over £1.4 billion in Gross Value Added in SW according to new report

A Historic England commissioned report shows that the South West contributes over £1.4 billion in Gross Value Added in the South West.

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English Heritage offers exclusive look at its Temple Cloud Archaeology Collection Store

​Following the opening of the new warehouse at Temple Cloud last year, in 2017 a second store was constructed to house more of the archaeological collections currently stored at Fort Brockhurst.

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The Museum of Somerset puts 1505 portrait of King Henry VII on display

The Museum of Somerset has announced that it is bringing an artwork of outstanding national significance to the county this autumn. Working with the National Portrait Gallery in London, the museum will display a 1505 portrait of King Henry VII.

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Agendas for Change

In a time of rapid change this seminar provides an opportunity to hear about some of the new approaches being adopted in the South West and some of the important lessons being learnt.

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Stewards of our Future: museums' environmental practice today (with Julie's Bicycle)

This one-day event will explore the opportunities and challenges of climate change action for museums, including collections management, building and site management, exhibitions, and learning and outreach.

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Seeing the Light of Day

Seeing the Light of Day is a project aiming to develop sustainable solutions to the management, accessibility and long-term preservation of archaeological archives in the south west.

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Intermediate Course: Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing is one of five GEM intermediate courses that will address the core competencies identified by GEM, to help raise professional standards in the museum, heritage and cultural sector.

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Organisation: Governance

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Audiences: Audience Development

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Activities & Programmes: Subject Specialist Networks

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Organisational Health

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