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Museums Hack Day event: deadline for expressions of interest 9am on Monday 8 May 2017
Apply for a place at our ‘Museums Hack Day’ event, Friday 16 June 2017! Deadline for applications 9am on Monday 8 May 2017. Six South East museums will be selected to take part.
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.
Help map participatory governance of cultural heritage
Help map all cultural heritage related projects, organisations and initiatives that genuinely involve the audience in its operations, management or logistics, either physically or digitally, in Europe!
Paul Hamlyn Foundation launches new web resource
Paul Hamlyn Foundation, one of the UK’s largest independent grant-making Foundations, has launched a new web resource to support the embedding of participation in museums and galleries.
Your opportunity to be a part of the 'Creative Museums' experiment
Creative Museums will give six museums a fantastic research and development opportunity to enrich experience for their audiences, regenerate their programmes and venues and develop new business opportunities.
Happy Museum launches it's five-year plan
Since 2011 Happy Museum (HM) has brought together thinking around well-being and sustainability and investigated the particular role of museums in supporting individual, organisational and societal resilience.
Benchmarking Participation in Museums
Heritage sector professional Natalie James (@CulturewithaK) is working with the Collections Trust to develop a model for benchmarking participation and engagement as part of changing culture and practice in museums.
German museum seeking UK project partners
A German museum in North Rhine-Westphalia wants to set up a museum/school partnership around the theme of migration history.
Museums at Night (May 13-16) is now less than a month away - have you registered your events yet?
A step by step guide to registering your event can be found on the Museums at Night website.
Event Expenses Fund: £50 - £200 for your group to support Voluntary Arts Week events in Kent
Voluntary Arts Week is an annual celebration of cultural creativity across the UK and RoI. It is run by Voluntary Arts who provide local, regional and national press and media support and social media campaigns featuring events listed as part of the week.
Final round of Treasure Plus funding announced
The third and final round of the Art Fund's Treasure Plus funding programme is now open for applications. Treasure Plus aims to deepen public engagement with items of treasure and related...
Teen Twitter Takeover
Could you hand over your twitter feed for a day? Teen Twitter Takeover is a day is where teens help run an organisation’s Twitter feed, taking place on Wednesday 27th August. How to get...
Fareham Museum wins 'Safer Place' award
Does your museum maximise its social impact by offering a warm welcome to vulnerable people? The 'Safer Places' scheme aims to provide vulnerable people, and particularly those...
University of Kent launches 'Gateways to the First World War' and want to hear from you
'Gateways to the First World War', is one of five Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded centres designed to enhance public engagement to mark the centenary of the conflict....
Dover Museums & Arts Group 'Grants for the Arts' project application success
Dover Museums & Arts Group (DMAG) and Dover Arts Development (DAD) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded funding by Arts Council England and Kent County Council for a new project....
Museum Partners sought for Horizon 2020 Science programme
The Frederick University in Cyprus is looking for partners in science museums in order to submit a project proposal under the HORIZON 2020 programme - Science with and for Society - under the...
CBA Festival of Archaeology 12 - 27 July 2014
The Council for British Archaeology (CBA) invites you to take part in the Festival of Archaeology 2014 runs from 12-27 July! Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival...
'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). ...
Power to Change programme: Big Lottery Fund
On 6th December the Big Lottery Fund announced their new £150m Power to Change initiative to support the development of sustainable community-led enterprises across England. It will be...