For diverse, inclusive, and innovative museums

Making Her Mark Exhibition Launch, Hackney Museum © Hackney Council

For diverse, inclusive, and innovative museums

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre ©Amanda Harman Photography

For diverse, inclusive, and innovative museums

Penlee House Gallery & Museum ©Amanda Harman Photography

Recent blog posts

Carbon literate museums are the future

‘Roots and Branches’ project receives public funding MDNW, in partnership with Manchester Museum and the Carbon Literacy Trust, have received £136,750 of public funding by the National Lottery, through Arts Council England National Lottery Project Grants for an ambitious two-year project. ‘Roots & Branches’ focuses on museums and environmental sustainability and aims to accelerate the museum sector’s ability to respond to the […]

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MDUK: taking action on equality, diversity and inclusion

In July 2020, Museum Development UK (MDUK) released a statement in response to the international Black Lives Matter protests following the death of George Floyd in police custody, stating its commitment to learning, taking action and to actively listen to what was happening across the globe. Here are some of the things we have been […]

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Working with Freelancers

South West Museum Development launch new resources with Museum Freelance Working in partnership with Museum Freelance, South West Museum Development has developed a set of key principles for commissioning and working with freelancers to support the museum sector. Freelancers make a vital contribution to the museum and heritage sector. The principles and guidance were developed in […]

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