South Western Federation of Museums and Art Galleries

Latest News

Help shape the future of the SW Fed

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

View Full Post

Renaissance South West August Update

Read the lastest update from Renaissance SW which includes information on: the transfer to Arts Council England; Accreditation Support Advice; Museums Development Funding Activity Grants; Accreditation Support Grants 2011-12 and Regional programme of d...

View Full Post

Renaissance South West August Update

Renaissance and the transfer to Arts Council England Arts Council England has released details of regional briefing sessions open to senior museum staff commencing 12 September 2011. Briefings will be held around the country to further update museums on A...

View Full Post

Stop press! Arts Council briefing in the South West

Arts Council England (ACE) has organised an additional venue for their briefings for museums and Renaissance in the Regions, to accommodate museums in the South West for whom travel to Birmingham or London was prohibitive.  The briefings will outline how...

View Full Post

The Workplace Diversity Logo

If you see this logo anywhere on the website, it indicates a link to encouraging and celebrating diversity. It signposts diversity-related resources which may be helpful for your museum. In the form of a ship's wheel which is a powerful symbol of the Sout...

View Full Post

ACE regional briefings

acheiving_great_art_for_everyoneAlan Davey, chief Executive...

View Full Post

How sustainable is your museum?

Find a moment in your busy summer schedule to look through the SW Museum Skills Programme for this coming autumn.  This year's workshops have the overarching theme of sustainability.  They are an opportunity to learn new skills, meet colleagues and swap...

View Full Post

Conference to discuss how Equality Act affects museums

Recent changes to the Equality Act mean that publicly funded museums have a new obligation to represent the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in their displays.

Delegates at the Museums Association Conference and Exhibition 2011 i...

View Full Post

Arts Council England Outlines New Approach to Renaissance

Arts_council_LOGOArts Council England have announced further details about how it will deli...

View Full Post

Ethics Symposium: Exploring the Ethical Issues of Exhibiting Human Remains

UntitledJoin the team at Torre Abbey on 29 September for a fascinating Symposium which uses an exhib...

View Full Post