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Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund first round deadline 14 September 2017.
A programme designed to provide regional museums and museum visitors with increased access to national museum and gallery collections.
Free Touring Exhibitions available from Guildhall Library
Guildhall Library, a public reference library specialising in the history of London, has two touring exhibitions on the Great Plague of 1665 and the Great Fire of London that are available to hire for free.
Apply for one of 30 funded places offered by the Art Fund
Following the success of their 2016 programme of training courses for curators, The Art Fund have once again teamed up with the Whitechapel Gallery to offer a new series of professional development courses to curators and museum professionals.
ACE announce further funding to help South East museums
Major loans to smaller museums across the South East could be set for a boost with the opening of round two of our Ready to Borrow scheme.
Study visit to 'Mythology' exhibition at Brading Roman Villa
Interested to learn more about successful collaboration between museums and artists? Then join us on Monday 18 January 2016 for an exclusive study visit to the exhibition 'Mythology' at Brading Roman Villa on the Isle of Wight.
Invitation to contribute to British Council online brochure
As part of an ACE-funded project to develop the capacity of museums to tour internationally, the British Council is producing a brochure to showcase the wealth of collections held by UK museums and to encourage approaches from overseas museums for touring
Complete the Economics of Touring Exhibitions Survey 2015 and win a Touring Exhibitions Group (TEG) workshop place and travel bursary
The Economics of Touring Exhibitions survey will take approximately 10 minutes or less to complete and will help TEG TEG develop the Economics of Touring Exhibitions: Models for Practice professional development training and toolkit.
Museum partners sought for Kathakali and Carnival heritage project
Kala Chethena Kathakali Company, Southampton and The New Carnival Company, Isle of Wight are already on board, museum partners sought for a potential joint HLF application for a project to highlight the extraordinary heritages of Kathakali and Carnival.
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
Display your objects at 'Blast from the Past' 15 and 16 November 2014 at Dinosaur Isle
Be part of this unique event on the Isle of Wight. Celebrate the rich and diverse ancient heritage of the Island and surrounding mainland counties - a great opportunity to...
Object in Focus: Free short-term loans from the Horniman Museum & Gardens
'Object in Focus' is a project funded by Arts Council England to proactively loan out objects to museums and non-museum venues. Its aim is to increase access to the Horniman's stored...
Battle of Waterloo - 200th Anniversary in 2015: objects sought
For the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, which falls next year, the National Army Museum, Waterloo 200, & Culture24 are teaming up to tell "the story of Waterloo in 200...
Acceptance in Lieu scheme
The Arts Council has announced, through the Acceptance in Lieu Scheme, the availability of 40 works by the leading British contemporary artist Auerbach and additional works for allocation - live...
Heritage Lottery Fund investment to transform MERL
The Museum of English Rural Life has received a confirmed award of £1,798,200 for the Our Country Lives project from the Heritage Lottery Fund. You can read the official announcement from the...
Museum2Museum collection care session at the Powell Cotton Museum a great success
On Monday 17th March, 12 museum staff and volunteers from across the county joined the team at the Powell Cotton Museum for their first Museum2Museum sharing skills session. The day began with Sarah...
Author's ring on display at Jane Austen's House Museum
Successful fundraising campaign saves ring from export
'Frontline Kent' Plans for commemorating the First World War Centenary in Kent are coming together
As many of you know, last March the Museum Development Programme in Kent & Medway held a First World War themed networking session (with a follow up held in November). ...
Brading Roman Villa develops partnership with the British Museum
New secure gallery space enables loan of important Roman objects
Object in Focus: free short-term loans from the Horniman Museum & Gardens
Object in Focus is a three year project funded by Arts Council England to proactively loan objects out to museums and non-museum venues. The aim is to increase access to stored collections, promote...
Touring Exhibitions Group (TEG) Marketplace
Join colleagues nationwide for one or two days of networking and inspiration at the UK’s principal touring and partnership exhibitions networking event.