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Museum Project Funding and Management Workshop


Event Information

Date of Event
1st December 2017
Last Booking Date for this Event
23rd November 2017

Organised by the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham in association with the West Midlands Museum Development.

This workshop will consider the museum project funding process and the management skills needed to deliver a successful project. Through presentations by speakers from funding bodies, consultancies and museums, this workshop aims to identify the practical steps within the museum project funding management process.

Building on the success of the recent Entrepreneurship in Cultural Heritage workshop, the day will provide a space for museum professionals, volunteers and early career researchers and emerging professionals to discuss the day’s theme, network and identify opportunities for future collaboration including placements.

Speakers include Vanessa Harbar (Head of Heritage Lottery Fund West Midlands), Kate Dickson- Creative Heritage Consultants Limited, Jon Clatworthy (Director of the Lapworth Museum of Geology) and Prof Kiran Trehan- Professor of Leadership and Enterprise Development, University of Birmingham.

The workshop, 10am – 3pm, is being held at Digital Humanities Hub, European Research Institute. Registration fee includes lunch and refreshments.

The West Midlands Museum Development programme programme aims to develop the museum sector, building capacity, resilience and skills to create a sector that inspires and builds diverse audiences. The work covers the counties of Birmingham and the Black Country, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire. WMMD responds to the needs of Accredited museums and those officially working towards Accreditation.

WMMD was established in April 2015 with funding from Arts Council England and is managed by Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust.

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