News & Opportunities

Here you will find all the latest news and opportunities from around the region and nationally. Just click on the 'show tags' button on the left under the calendar to filter the information to your requirements.

Security Review 'sharing day'

Accredited museums must obtain expert and objective security advice for collections at least every five years and plan to implement any recommendations.  We are interested to find out if there are museums in west Kent who are due a review of their security arrangements and would benefit from a 'sharing day' with a consultant security advisor to help meet the Accreditation requirement. Please contact to register your interest.

International Study Visit to The Netherlands - Application Deadline 18 January 2017

Time is running out to apply for our 'Creative Commercial Collections' Study Visit to the Netherlands which takes place 2-4 May 2017.

Through this exciting opportunity you will be able to:

  • Experience different and inspiring practices in two museums in the Netherlands that have outstanding practice in creative commercial collections: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam and Zuiderzee Museum, Enkhuizen.
  • Learn from three UK museums that are currently collaborating on an Arts Council England-funded project to develop commercial opportunities working with local creative practitioners and businesses: Hampshire Cultural Trust, Jane Austen's House Museum and National Motor Museum.
  • Share your own experience of commercial partnerships with the creative industries.

Full information about this opportunity and how to apply are available here. Applicaitons close at 5pm on Wednesday 18 January 2017. You will be notified by the end of January 2017 whether or not you have been successful in applying for a place on the study visit.

'Creative Commercial Collections' Study Visit to the Netherlands