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AIM Hallmarks learning programmes - last chance to apply
Two new training programmes will help participants use the principles of the AIM Hallmarks of Prospering Museums to strengthen the museums they lead or work with.
Museum and Resilient Leadership (MRL) 2016-2017 Applications Open
Led by the Black Country Living Museum, MRL is a unique year long programme designed to develop resilient and entrepreneurial leaders for the 21st Century. The MRL is looking for the passionately curious, the enquirers, those who are motivated to devel
AIM Museum Leaders Programme for UK Museums
The Association for Independent Museums (AIM) has recently launched the new UK wide Museum Leaders programme to support people who lead AIM member museums.
Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2016 are open for entries
The Museum + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2016 are now open for entries for projects completed between January and December 2015. The awards continue to generate public recognition for the winners and shortlistees! Enter Now!
Legal changes will affect charitable companies
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (the Act) which passed into law on 26 March 2015 makes some material changes to UK company law which will impact on companies of all sizes, including charitable companies.
V&A Innovative Leadership Programme 2015-16
The V&A Innovative Leadership Programme has been helping people develop new skills, new insights and new opportunities for more than a decade. This 10 month programme brings together seminars, workshops, action learning, individual coaching and online lea
Oxford Cultural Leaders - an international programme for museums, arts and heritage
Oxford University Museums, in partnership with the Saïd Business School, are delighted to announce that its highly successful residential programme, Oxford Cultural Leaders, will be running again in April 2016. Applications are now open.
AIM launches the 'Hallmarks of Prospering Museums' framework
The Association of Independent Museums (AIM) launched an important new initiative to help museums at its national conference this month. The “AIM Hallmarks of Prospering Museums” is a framework that helps museums and heritage organisations ide
Open for applications: Museums & Resilient Leadership Programme 2015 – 2016
A unique course designed to develop you as a new kind of leading museum professional.
Museums & Resilient Leadership Programme 2015 – 2016
The Museums and Resilient Leadership Programme is a unique course designed to develop you as a new kind of leading museum professional. The Programme draws on a wealth of knowledge and insight about leadership in the cultural and commercial sectors. It pu
Mary Rose Museum wins Hampshire Business Award for RBS Management Team of the Year
Portsmouth’s Mary Rose Museum has won the Hampshire Business Award for RBS Management Team of the Year, in competition with companies from across the county. The ceremony took place at an...
The Kent Charity Awards
A new awards scheme covering the whole of Kent, has been launched. The aim of the awards is to showcase and reward the hard work and perseverance of charities/voluntary groups and their staff; all...
Sharing good practice in Kent & Medway through Museum2Museum sessions
Opportunities to hear from your fellow museum colleagues from across the county.
Arts Council England Investment Announcement 2015-18
Today Arts Council England announced details of their investment plans for the next three years. This includes new National portfolio of arts organisations and museums. Two Major Partner Museums...
Guidance for Trustees - Conflict of Interest
The Charities Commission has published new guidance for Trustees on Conflict of Interest. It includes a revised definition of Conflict of Interest and also covers conflict between a charity and its...
Clore Short Course - applications now open
Short Courses offer the opportunity for ambitious and creative individuals to undergo a two-week intensive residential training course to help develop the knowledge and skills required by...
Cultural Commissioning - programme
The Cultural Commissioning Programme is working to strengthen the environment for cultural commissioning. Based on extensive research into opportunities for arts and cultural organisations to engage...
Mary Rose Museum: Finalist for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2014
The new Mary Rose Museum that opened 31 May 2013 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, is one of six finalists selected for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2014. This prestigious award celebrates the achievements of the best UK museums and galleries
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...
engage: Extend Leadership Programme.
The engage Extend Leadership Programme has just opened for applications for 2014-15. Extend is a cross-art form leadership programme for mid-career professionals working in learning and education....
Thank you to all who took part in the Hampshire Solent Museums Open Forum
This week's Hampshire Solent Museums Open Forum drew nearly 50 people to Winchester's Guildhall. After a very thought-provoking keynote from our special guest David Anderson, director general...
Free training opportunity from AMA
The Arts Marketing Association have launched their new small scale development programme - CultureHive - specifically designed for leaders (CEO, director, artist, producer, general manager) with...
Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2014
Something for everyone! There are 11 different categories to choose from, offering an opportunity for everyone, regardless of the scale or size of project and budget. Cost-effectiveness is at...
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard - best Large Visitor Attraction
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard has been awarded Gold for Large Visitor Attraction of the Year at the Beautiful South's Awards for Excellence 2013-2014
Advocacy Toolkit from ACE
Arts Council England are asking for help in making the case for public subsidy for arts and culture - by signposting you to their advocacy toolkit. The toolkit is a one-stop shop for useful...
Free Digital Engagement Framework
Jim Richardson and Jasper Visser have developed a new digital engagement framework which is free to download. The Digital Engagement Framework has been developed to help with the design of...
The Happy Museum Project - publication of Learning and Evaluation Report
The Happy Museum Project have announced the publication of their first major Learning and Evaluation report. One of the principles of Happy Museum is to ‘measure what matters’, and the...
New rounds of ACE funding now open
Arts Council England have launched new rounds of funding for Renaissance Strategic Support Fund & Designation Development Fund
New Philanthropy Capital’s Well-Being Measure
NPC's Well-being Measure is an online survey-based tool that measures how children feel. It has been fully validated. It's a practical way of quantifying your...
Creative Employment Programme – Open for Applications
The Creative Employment Programme offers part-wage funding to employers to create new apprenticeship and paid internship opportunities for 16-24 year olds. Funding is open to employers in Music,...
British Council study tour to Brazil: an invitation to join
As part of the ‘Transform’ programme, which aims to develop the artistic dialogue between the UK and Brazil, the British Council will be running a study tour to Brazil from 26 October to...
Changes in Accreditation: An update from Samuel Rowlands, (Accreditation Manager)
After a detailed review of the implementation of the revised Accreditation Standard and consideration of feedback received, changes are being implemented to the Accreditation returns programme. These...