Museum Development was established to support sustainable and ambitious museums across the United Kingdom. There are 12 museum development programmes working with over 1900 museums across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Recent blog posts
Eleanor Moore, Sustainable Volunteering Officer for South West Museum Development, worked with three Devon museums to engage young people as museum volunteers. The museums involved in the project were South Devon Railway Museum, Teign Heritage Centre and The Museum of Dartmoor Life. The project had two core aims: To provide opportunities for young people to […]
From 2017-2019 a very special project from South East Museum Development took place: SEND in Museums South East. Samantha Bowen, our Museum Development Officer for Kent/Medway, has worked in museums for over twenty years, and during this time she became a parent to a child with severe physical and learning disabilities. This experience led to […]
Museum Development North West (MDNW) has published a Contemporary Collecting Toolkit. Collecting contemporary histories to ensure collections are up to date and relevant can be a major task for museums. For some, contemporary collecting is high on the agenda, but for others it’s a new approach and one that may feel overwhelming at first. To […]