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Results of Museum Development Online Consultation

MDO_Survey_ResultsIn order to inform the South West Museum Development bid for 2012/15 an online self- assessment was conducted in cooperation with t...

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Employers in the driving seat of skills development: Have your say!

In 2009-11, Renaissance SW and MLA funding funded or supported 13 apprenticeships across SW museums.  At the heart of this project was a network of colleges and employers, working together to train young people in ways that worked for the museums employi...

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Devon Museums Forum 2012

Devon_Museums_LogoSomething to Smile about: How museums can make people happy!

Torquay museum, 9 May 2012, 10.00am – 4.30pm


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Renaissance Major Grant Figures Announced

Arts_council_LOGOThe final award amounts for Renaissance major partner museums and the final transitional funding budget for museums exiting the old...

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Arts Council England Update: March 2012

Mary_GodwinAn update from Museums Relationship Manager for Arts Council England, Mary Godwin:

Renaissance Major Grants and the Major Partner Muse...

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Get Free Publciity Help With Media Trust

Make the most of the free resources and suppot offered by organisations for charities. The Media Trust help charities and voluntary organisations raise awareness of their cause and improve their communications. Newswire Their free-to-use Community Ne...

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Accreditation resources published

Arts Council England (ACE) has just published a handbook of resources, information and links to help museums who are preparing an Accreditation return. Also just available is a step by step guide to accessing the online application form on which museums m...

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Recognising the contribution of volunteers

Applications for this year’s British Museum / Marsh Trust Volunteers for Museum Learning Award are now open. The award is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the work and achievements of volunteers. The prizes are pretty good too! There will be winners...

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ACE National Programmes Update

Arts Council England has announced further details of its Renaissance National programmes. The National programmes amount to approximately £2.5million per year and are one of the four strands of Renaissance, a £45million annual fund to support and deve...

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Help secure Museum Development funds for the South West

The SW Fed is co-operating with Bristol City Museums & Art Galleries to run a survey of museums in the South West to confirm and update their understanding of what museums value about Museum Development services as they enter talks with potential partn...

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