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Arts Council England seeks evidence from organisations to shape 2020-2030 strategy

Arts Council England is inviting individuals and organisations to submit evidence that may help them understand the key issues and challenges facing the arts and culture sector over the next ten years.

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Take part in the Museums at Night festival (register by 23 Feb)

Museums at Night next explodes into life from Wednesday 16 to Saturday 19 May 2018 and the fun is repeated every Halloween.

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Watch this film about Wheal Martyn's 'Clay' dance collaboration

Wheal Martyn has released of a film celebrating the success of their community project that took place last autumn. ‘Clay’ was performed in the museum in front of a large and enthusiastic audience last October.

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Get involved in University of Bath's questionnaire on data collection tools

A team at the University of Bath is developing a new survey tool for museums. They are interested in hearing from institutions about how they collect data and what question types they would like to see built in a survey-tool.

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HLF funding awarded for South Gloucestershire WWII Stories project

South Gloucestershire Council has been awarded funding by the Heritage Lottery Fund for its South Gloucestershire Second World War Stories project.

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Research finds 'Late' openings are a source of income generation and a proven route to new audiences

Culture24 has published three reports focusing on the role and impact of Museum Lates on the night-time economy...

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SWFed Forum: Together for Archaeology (29 March Bath) - BOOK NOW

Learn and discuss how to use archaeology as a tool for engagement in museums and beyond...

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Get involved with National Museums & Wellbeing Week 2018

Get involved with the the third Museums and Wellbeing Week, taking place between 12-18 March 2018.

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Art Fund launches fourth round of New Collecting Awards

Through the New Collecting Awards programme the Art Fund aims to support curators across the UK to build critical professional skills by pursuing new avenues of collecting for their museums.

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Apply for a greater Europe travel grant before 5 February 2018

The ICOM UK – HWB Travel Grant scheme enables staff from non-national museums to undertake an international visit to meet with international museum colleagues and mutually share skills, expertise and experience.

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