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Are you a Future Curator?

As part of the HLF Skills for the Future programme, the British Museum, together with five regional partner museums, is looking for five ambitious and creative people to take part in this paid work-based training initiative. The programme welcomes ap...

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Happy Christmas

The SW Fed would like to wish you all a joyous Christmas and a happy New Year.  We look forward to working with you on the challenges and opportunities 2012 will bring. Get the New Year off to a thought-provoking start by attending one of our free, new-...

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Accreditation 2011: the rollout begins

Accred_logoArts Council England (ACE) has published the revised Accreditation Standard together with comprehensive g...

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More resources from SW Museum Skills Programme now online

Several additional resources - case studies, top tips, powerpoint presentations and more - from the SW Fed's popular training programme are now available online.  Recently added topics include Volunteer Management and How to set up a Touring Exhibition....

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New for members in 2012 - Federation Forums

If you attended the AGM in Bristol last June you'll know the buzz that's created when members of the SW Fed gather together.  We have recreated that energising fizz with three new Federation Forums early in 2012.  A mix of topical themes, speakers, disc...

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Workplace diversity resources for YOU!

Renaissance South West Diversity Champions Network launches worplace diversity resources on the SW Fed website

The Renaissance-funded SW Diversity Champions network has put together case studies of initiatives from around the region that broad...

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Ethics Symposium: Review by Emma Harper

Delegates from the Ethics SymposiumOn 29 September around 25 like-minded museum professionals met at Torre Abbey for an Ethics Symposium arranged by A...

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'Good course, good trainer ...'

‘Good course, good trainer - clear delivery. Good mix of presentation with practical tasks to carry out.’ - this was the feedback from a delegate at the Planning for the Future training session held at Dorchester last month. There are still opportunit...

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Rural Museums: Ten Years On

rural_museumsThe Rural Museums Network is very pleased to publish the report 'Rural Museums: Ten Years On'.  It was written by Hilary McGowan following an ap...

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Help shape the future of the SW Fed

logo-435_web_sizedPlease take a few minutes to complete an online questionnaire to tell...

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