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

BBC seeks museum partners for Civilisation festival

The BBC is looking for museums and galleries to take part in a festival it is planning as part of Civilisations, its forthcoming series telling the story of art.

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Involve your museum in Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is held on 27 January each year and more than 5,500 events take place around the country on or around this date.

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Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy announces series of one-day training courses

Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy’s Essentials one day training courses offer new ways to learn, develop and share good practice in Fundraising and Income Generation.

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GEM launches Effective Engagement course in partnership with SWFed

We have partnered with the Group for Education in Museums (GEM) to develop their new course and bring it to the South West. This has been possible thanks to Museum Resilience funding from Arts Council England.

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Foundation Course: Effective Engagement (in partnership with SWFed)

GEM’s new Foundation Course: Effective Engagement has been developed as part of GEM’s ACE-funded Learning & Sharing Centre (LSC) project. It has been developed in partnership with the SWFed using Museum Resilience funding from Arts Council England.

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Engaging Meetings for Trustees

This session explores how more engaging board meetings can help to build a stronger board.

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Planning and Sharing event for Takeover Day

Do you want to raise the aspirations of young people in your museum? Then come along to a Planning and Sharing event for Takeover Day 2017

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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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Fundraising

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Fundraising: Income Generation

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Organisation: Governance

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Accreditation Standard

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