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Job Opportunity: Social Media Manager, Culture24
Culture24 are looking for a Social Media Manager, experienced and confident throughout the paid social process to help launch London’s newest cultural festival.
Job Opportunity: Marketing Coordinator, Culture24
Culture24 are looking for an audience orientated marketer with an up to the minute knowledge of digital media to run their primary communication to launch London’s newest cultural festival.
Job Opportunity: Exhibition and Interpretation Officer
Elmbridge Museum is looking for a creative, innovative and dynamic professional to continue to develop our outreach and online exhibition programme, focusing on making the collections more accessible to the local community and bringing the history of the
The Royal Sussex County Hospital Heritage Project
As part of their National Lottery Heritage Funded project, Royal Sussex County Hospital: A People’s History from 1828, The Royal Sussex County Hospital are looking for volunteers to support the project.
Museums + Heritage Awards 2019
Applications to the Museums + Heritage Awards 2019 are now open. There are 14 categories open for applications!
The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour
The National Gallery Museum Tour offers the opportunity for three non-London venues to exhibit the Masterpiece as well as receiving a contribution towards related marketing and public programme costs.
Can the University of Brighton help your organisation with consultancy/research resources?
The University of Brighton, the Brighton Business School now has a module that aims to help final year students develop their employability and consultancy skills through the completion of a business/consultancy project.
Creative Genius - ideas, innovation and industry that changed the world. List your events and exhibitions for free!
What's in your collections that connects to Hampshire's contribution to design, scientific, technological and industrial innovation?
Hampshire Big Theme 2018: Creative Genius - ideas, innovation and industry that changed the world. List your events and exhibitions for free!
What's in your collections that tells the story of the county's contribution to design, scientific, technological and industrial innovation?
Britain on Film on Tour
Britain on Film on Tour is a brand new series of archive film programmes for your cinema, film club, museum, archive, or community space.
Hampshire Big Theme 2018: Creative Genius - ideas, innovation and industry that changed the world. Get involved!
You don't have to be in Hampshire to have collections relevant to the county's contribution to scientific, technological and industrial innovation. What stories can your museum tell?
Applications open for Future Proof Museums 3
Future Proof Museums is an intensive development programme proven to facilitate transformational change and significantly improve the resilience of museums across England.
Bursaries available for the AMA conference 2017, 'The Value of Everything'
The Arts Marketing Association (AMA) conference 2017, 'The Value of Everything', will bring together 600+ arts, culture and heritage professionals to consider relevant emerging ideas, current trends and existing practice.
Creative United announce that Prosper, a new, ACE funded business support programme for the arts, museums and libraries is now open for applications!
An opportunity for around 70 organisations to receive business advice, workshops, and masterclasses
20 Years of the Treasure Act
2017 marks the 20th Anniversary of the Treasure Act, and also the advent of the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS). Although the Act was passed in 1996 it did not commence until 24 September 1997; it applies to archaeological finds fulfilling the definitio
RelevantNow: PR support, free for charities
Create your own media list, get help writing a release/social media post, and then distribute it fast and easily.
Largest national programme on Future of Volunteering for museums launches
A two-year Arts Council England-funded programme to help museums attract the next generation of volunteers is launching with two regional seminars in London and the North West in January.
Arts Marketing Association's Future Proof Museums
You are invited to apply for a place on the AMA’s intensive strategic change programme for museums. Apply by 24th November 2016
Hampshire Big Theme 2017: Jane Austen - listing your museum's events
How to benefit from the overarching marketing campaign and have your events listed on the forthcoming janeausten200.co.uk website and Visit Hampshire portal
Are you ready for Dementia Awareness Week?
This year's Dementia Awareness Week, 15 – 21 May, will encourage people who are worried about dementia to confront their worries by addressing dementia directly and coming to Alzheimer's Society for information and support.
Hampshire Big Theme 2017: Jane Austen - listing your museum's events
How to benefit from the overarching marketing campaign and have your events listed on the forthcoming janeausten200.co.uk website
Have your say: What are the skills and attributes needed by the UK’s museum workforce in the future?
Arts Council England, together with Museums Galleries Scotland, the Museums Association and the Association of Independent Museums have commissioned BOP Consulting and The Museum Consultancy to undertake a major study that takes a forward look at the skil
Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2016 - shortlist announced
The deadline for the 2016 Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence has now passed, and they received record breaking entries! The hundreds of entries have now been whittled down to a shortlist.
Online tool to help VCSEs improve performance
The Cabinet Office, supported by the Big Lottery Fund is launching an online tool aimed at helping voluntary, community, and social enterprise organisations improve their performance and sustainability.
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!
Museum + Heritage Awards for Excellence 2016 now open!
The awards continue to generate public recognition for the winners and shortlistees, and have been instrumental in helping many to secure funding and support from key stakeholders. Award winners have also enjoyed recognition both locally and further afiel
NEMO publishes European-wide study on copyright and museums
In light of recent developments in the approaches to copyright on the European level, The Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) has recently published a European-wide study on the matter.
ACE publishes independent report into funding of local authority museums
Earlier this month, Arts Council England published new research into the economic resilience of local authority museums. The independent report by TBR explores the challenges faced by museums across England following reductions to local authority funding
Sign up to the Family Arts Campaign between 9 Oct - 1 Nov
The Family Arts Campaign aims to support organisations across the UK and across the visual and performing arts in providing high-quality activities for families and in growing and broadening the number of families taking part in the arts.
AIM VisitorVerdict: Discounted Rates until September 30 2015
Since October 2013, the Association of Independent Museums (AIM) in partnership with BDRC Continental, has run a free online visitor benchmarking survey service called AIM VisitorVerdict. This scheme...
The Arts Marketing Association (AMA) announces museums selected for resilience programme
Future Proof Museums is a national project being developed by the AMA (Arts Marketing Association) funded by Arts Council England’s Museums Resilience grant. The programme is designed to significantly improve the resilience of museums across Englan
Hampshire Solent museums: apply for funding to take part in Visitor Finder or Visitor Verdict
As announced at 'Getting to Grips with Audience Data' 5 grants of up to £100 to help your museum improve use of audience data. It's first come, first served!
Do you have a story for the Kent Life magazine?
If you would like to promote your museum or heritage site through a tailored article in the Kent Life magazine, written by a professional journalist, then read on.
The Kent-based 'Wheels of Time' family passport is looking for more museum participants
'The Wheels of Time' family passport is the perfect family fun activity for children to do over the summer holidays. Children and their families will be invited to pick up their passport from one of Kent's participating museums or heritage sites. They w
Future Proof Museums
Museums of all types and sizes are invited to join this intensive change programme designed to significantly improve resilience. This programme is offered to 20 museums by Arts Marketing Association and funded by Arts Council England. Apply by 6th July.
Hampshire Big Theme 2017: Jane Austen. Get involved!
There are numerous ways to celebrate Austen’s life and writing, describing the life of people in Georgian and Regency Hampshire, and in subjects covered in her books, such as the Navy, the Church, music and dancing, food and transport!
PR deadlines to take part in Museums at Night in October
If you're planning after-hours events as part of the autumn Museums at Night festival (Friday 30 - Saturday 31 October) the first registration deadline is Friday 17 July.
LAINet news from Eileen Clegg: planning the future programme
News update from the Hampshire Solent museums Learning, Access and Interpretation Network. Get involved!
Kent County Council Combined Members Grants now available
Every year, Kent County Council (KCC) help community projects across Kent by using the Combined Members Grant to fund them.
Hampshire Big Theme 2016, Royal Blood. Will you take part?
The 2016 Royal Blood Big Theme is a fantastic opportunity to interpret in a creative way our links with Royal power and history in Hampshire.
Opportunity for Kent & Medway museums to participate in a new family friendly passport scheme
'The Wheels of Time' is the working title for the new family and children's passport scheme to encourage more visitors to your museum.
Discover and share best practice in cultural marketing with CultureHive
CultureHive is a free resource to help you discover and share best practice in cultural marketing.
Bursaries from AIM and CultureHive on offer for Arts Marketing Association Retreat
AIM and the Arts Marketing Association (AMA) are offering one AIM member a £450 grant towards attending the AMA Marketing Retreat Level 2 on 2-5 March 2015, and a year's free membership of...
Kent's Big Weekend
Visit Kent has announced dates for the 2015 My Kent Big Weekend and is calling on the county’s tourist attractions, venues and destinations to get involved.
Takeover Day 2014
It’s not too late to get involved this year! Please see below for some creative solutions that will let you get involved with the biggest national initiative of children and young people across...
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...
Grow: Strategic Audience Development
Take your professional development to the next level! Need an audience development plan? The new CultureHive intensive programme Grow will guide you through the steps of writing and delivering your...
Enter the Museums + Heritage Awards 2015
The Museums + Heritage Awards 2015 are now open for entry! Download your copy of the entry criteria and be sure to submit your projects in time for the closing date of Friday 30 January....
Audience Development - research
Two consultants working in the museums and heritage sector are undertaking research about audience development to feed into a session they are running at the Museums Association Conference in...
Hampshire Big Theme 2015, Dinosaurs! Will you take part?
Joint marketing and promotion opportunites to benefit museums in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight
Key Hampshire Solent population statistics to help you with service planning, advocacy and funding requests
Whether you are updating your forward plan, creating a marketing campaign or submitting a funding bid, it's essential to have good information about the population that your museum serves....
Be part of the 'Time Travelling on the Isle of Wight' tourism campaign
Important information for Isle of Wight museums about Visit Isle of Wight’s summer campaign from David Thornton, CEO of Visit Isle of Wight LTD. Deadline to respond Tuesday 20 May 2014
Have you signed up for Heritage Open Days?
If you’re planning to take part in Heritage Open Days this year, register NOW! And not just to get it done and out of the way – it can also make a huge difference to the profile of your...
Add your activities to the Hampshire1914 website
New web form makes promoting your museum's centenary exhibitions and events easy
Next Funding Round for Strategic Arts Programme
Arts Council England is accepting applications to the next round of its Strategic Touring Programme. The Programme provides funding to help people across England have improved access to great art...
'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). ...
The BBC wants to cover your 'Museums at Night' event
Culture24 is close to reaching an agreement with the BBC to broadcast coverage of the 2014 Museums at Night festival on national & local television, radio and online. At this stage they are...
British Archaeological Awards 2014
The 2014 British Archaeological Awards are now open, with a closing date of 28 February. One of the key events of the Council for British Archaeology’s Festival of British Archaeology,...
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...
Zurich Community Trust in Hampshire
If your museum is based in Hampshire or near one of Zurich Insurance Group's offices in Whiteley or Farnborough, and if you help disadvantaged people move from dependence to...
Have you registered with www.growingschools.org.uk - a national site for teachers looking for resources, advice and providers who can support learning outside the classroom in the natural...
Museums at Night 2014 - Children's Authors
Culture24 are offering museums the chance to host a children’s/young adults' author for Museums at Night 2014. Every year they collaborate with the Reading Agency to connect Museums at...
Help BBC Radio Solent to share 'WW1 At Home' stories
BBC Radio Solent is seeking local stories for broadcast on local radio and online, deadline Thursday 21 November!
Inspired by My Museum: Writing Competition - British Council India
This writing competition was launched at the Museums Association Conference in Liverpool in November. Entries can be poems, short stories or reports - up to 400 words long - inspired by a visit...
Can you help BBC South East Today?
BBC South East Today reporter, Sara Smith, is working on their coverage to mark 100 years since the start of WWI - and wants to hear from you. Sara is currently putting together a short piece on...
Call to Action: Share and update the Kent & Medway FWW timeline
Rob Illingworth, Service Development Librarian - Local History, from KCC Libraries, Registration and Archives, and his team of volunteers have been busily researching the archives to find...
Successful networking at FWW in Kent & Medway update session
The Museum Development Programme for Kent & Medway held a successful First World War update session at the Royal Engineers Museum, Library & Archive on Monday 4th November. The session was...
Google offers free products and advertising for UK charities
Google has launched a new initiative to provide nonprofit organisations in the UK with free products, including up to £6,600 a month in advertising credit and free access to Google Apps....
Still time to take part in ‘Hidden Treasures’
Collections Trust and The Independent newspaper have partnered for a second year to run Hidden Treasures, a national initiative to celebrate collections in UK museums and archives. Details of...
Experience History - New website promoting museums
Have you listed your museum on Experience History yet? Not only does this site promote museums, it also welcomes articles from professionals within the sector To get involved, email...