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ViL Project 2017-18
This Surrey, East & West Sussex Museum Development funded opportunity continues with our aim to support museums to develop sustainable practices in volunteer management.
MA launch its ‘Mentoring for All’ scheme
Mentoring for All is a pilot mentoring scheme that will run across England and Scotland from June to November 2017.
Final call: Erasmus+ funded interns from Greece
Expression of Interest deadline 12 noon on 15 March 2017. Your museum can define the work that the student will undertake during their internship. Each student funded by an Erasmus+ scholarship can access finance for their travel, accommodation and living
British Museum International Training Programme Blog
The British Museum's International Training Programme works to develop a sustainable global network of inspired museum and heritage professionals, through sharing knowledge, skills and experiences.
The National Alliance for Museums, Health & Wellbeing announce new events
Find out about the latest Health and Wellbeing Events, part of the Health and Wellbeing Week, 6 - 12 March. List your museum's events.
A free online short course,"The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health" from the University of Tasmania
Your Opportunity to join Hampshire Solent Advisory Panel
If you have 5 years current experience of working in museums either as a member of staff, volunteer or Trustee, then this is a great chance to join us as we discuss Museum Development projects and impact throughout Hampshire Solent.
MA Transformers 2017-18 applications now open
If you have an idea and want to influence change in museums and for yourself then Transformers could be for you!
How the Diving Museum went to visit Russia
A brief, personal account by Kevin Casey, Museum Trustee at the Diving Museum, about their recent trip to Russia
Expand your workforce in Summer 2017 with an Erasmus+ funded intern from Greece
Your museum can define the work that the student will undertake during their internship. Each student funded by an Erasmus+ scholarship can access finance for their travel, accommodation and living expenses during their internship period.
Museum mentors! Help shape our 2017 mentor CPD event
Please complete our short survey by 10 October to make sure the CPD offered meets your needs. Conference coming up in February 2017!
Opportunities to be a Museum Mentor
Being a Museum Mentor is a great opportunity to broaden your skills, develop new networks and add to your continuous professional development.
The HLF Skills for the Future grant programme is back!
Skills for the Future is a grants programme for projects which provide paid work-based training placements in the heritage sector.
Curator Fellowship Opportunity supported by the Art Fund
Gasworks’ International Fellowships Programme offers UK institution-based curators the opportunity to undertake a residency hosted by our partners abroad.
Arts Council's Museum Resilience Fund now open
The Museum resilience fund addresses the priorities set out in our mission, Great art and culture for everyone, particularly linked to Goals 3 and 4 of our mission: supporting a step change for the museums sector by enabling museums to become more sustain
Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum
'Behind the Scenes at the 21st Century Museum' is a free online course offered by the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester in partnership with National Museums Liverpool and FutureLearn.
The 'Mentoring and Museums' Conference is back!
Calling all mentors! Join us in Salisbury on 25 February 2016 to diversify your skillset to support you and your mentees, network with other mentors and exchange good practice methods.
Learning Museum Call for partners 2015
Open call for partners for the second phase of Learning Museum, the British Museum’s latest Skills for the Future programme, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund
Young Leaders – European Museum Leadership Programme
After a successful leadership pilot project 2014 in Ribnica funded by the Culture Ministry of Slovenia, an intensive leadership programme will bring together 16 young museums professionals from different countries in Europe.
2015 Discover Heritage Awards
The Association for Heritage Interpretation has today launched the 2015 Discover Heritage Awards – for excellence in cultural and natural heritage interpretation in Britain and Ireland, sponsored by Geosho.
Touring Exhibitions Group awarded Arts Council England funding for 'Economics of Touring Exhibitions: Models for Practice' research and training programme
The Touring Exhibitions Group (TEG) will receive a £40,000 investment from Arts Council England’s Museum Resilience Fund, to support the delivery of a two-year research and training programme that will explore the economics of touring. Support f
Creative Employment Programme extended to 2016
Cultural organisations in England have been given an extra 12 months to apply to the Creative Employment Programme and secure funding to subsidise new apprentice and internship positions within the sector.
Museums Association announces discount on AMA fees
£50 off AMA registration fees paid before 28th February 2015.
A great year for the Hampshire Solent training bursary scheme 2014-15
Bursaries totalling over £9,000 awarded, 96 individuals trained in more than 20 organisations
Welcome to Excellence - customer service training for employees and volunteers
Welcome to Excellence is a suite of high impact nationally available courses covering a range of customer service topics.
Could you be a fundraising mentor?
Mentors are currently being identified for Catalyst: Inspiring a Culture of Philanthropy and will be offered the opportunity to attend a free training course early next year.
South Region Conservation Network news from Karen Wardley: visit to Southampton City Art Gallery and SeaCity Museum
Trenches for Teachers!
'Trenches for Teachers' networking conference at St Edward's School, Sherfield English, Hampshire
Hampshire Solent training bursary scheme 2013-14 now closed
Bursaries totalling over £12,000 awarded, more than 100 individuals trained
Hampshire Solent Museums - need assistance to clarify ownership of items in your collection?
Our student volunteering project in partnership with the University of Portsmouth Masters in Corporate Governance and Law can help. Expression of interest deadline 30 January 2014
Could a Traineeship help your museum?
Find out about the Government's new scheme, with Highbury College Portsmouth
GEM Intermediate Course:Working with Artists in Heritage Settings
Book now for the Working with Artists in Heritage Settings course taking place in Bristol, London and Leeds, GEM in partnership with Engage.
With Open Arms: Non-user consultation in museums
Share event with Hampshire Solent project partners who trialled new non-user consultation techniques as part of SEMDP project. Come along and find out how they got on, and join us for a half-day training session with consultation expert, Christina Lister.
GEM Intermediate Course: Health and Wellbeing
Book now for the Health and Wellbeing course taking place in Leicester, London and Manchester, GEM in partnership with National Alliance for Museums Health and Wellbeing (NAMHW).
GEM Intermediate Course: Essentials of Leadership
Bookings now open for the Essentials of Leadership course taking place in Newcastle, London and Bristol, in partnership with Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM).
A one-day session to build mentoring and coaching capacity in the museums sector in the South East of England region
GEM Intermediate Course: Heritage Interpretation
Dscover the background and context for interpretive theory and be supported to put it into practice in a meaningful way.
The 'Mentoring and Museums' Conference is back!
Calling all mentors! Join us in Reading on 27 February 2018 to diversify your skillset to support you and your mentees, network with other mentors and exchange good practice methods.