Kids in Museums Sector Survey

Kids in Museums want to hear your views on their current programmes and what you would like them to offer in the future. Founded in 2003, Kids in Museums’ mission is to work with museums nationwide to make them more welcoming to children, young people, and families. They have led significant change in the museum…

Sector Statement on Heritage, Museums, and Collections at Risk Updated

Arts Council England along with 16 other national stakeholders, including Museum Development UK, has refreshed and published the joint statement with a wider remit to cover heritage, alongside museums and collections at risk. The new statement reads as follows: “Relevant funders alongside sector bodies have updated their co-ordinated approach in response to urgent situations when…

Grants Updates from ACE, AIM & Museum Development North West

As the wider heritage sector prepares to re-open over the spring after the latest COVID lockdown, several grant giving organisations have announced the re-opening of funding streams or revised initiatives relevant to the Industrial Heritage sector. Below is a brief summary of some of these. Arts Council England National Lottery Fund Project Grants The Arts…

MUSEUMS + HERITAGE AWARDS 2021

The 2021 Museums+Heritage Wards have been re-designed to provide a high-profile platform for the hard work of so many to be rewarded and celebrated in these COVID-19 times. A range of new free-to-enter categories have been introduced which focus on the unique challenges of the pandemic. These seven categories look specifically at the unique challenges…

New Military Aviation Heritage Network Launched

The newly launched Military Aviation Heritage Networks (MAHN) are regionally based groups of organisations that bring together those who care about aviation heritage, its conservation, commemoration, display and sustainability. Inspired in part by the IHSO project, the MAHN is funded by Historic England and the MAHN development project is managed by Biggin Hill Memorial Museum….