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Funding: Designation Development Fund, Arts Council England

Funding: Designation Development Fund, Arts Council England

The Designation Scheme recognises, celebrates and champions significant museum and library collections of national and international importance. The fund provides support for projects that ensure their long-term sustainability, maximise their public value and encourage the sharing of best practice across the sector. Awards of Designated status are made by an independent expert panel. Alongside the … Continue reading

Funding: NCS Conservation Grants Fund

The National Conservation Service (NCS) has announced the launch of the NCS Conservation Grants Fund. The Fund is made possible by the annual corporate donations of our Business Member Partners, currently Jamie Briggs Removals Ltd and Arcade-UK Ltd, plus a single donation from the Dyson Trust. The Fund is intended to offer small grants (typically … Continue reading

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Guest blog: A Celebration of Art in Wiltshire – Project Officer, Joy Bloomfield reflects on how Creative Wiltshire and ARTeology have collected and inspired our creative talent

Museum and archive collections are, in their very nature, eclectic. They often have roots in one person’s fascination with the past and they develop and grow much like a tree putting out roots. They are often dependent on donations, and collecting policies within museums are developed to provide some structure to this form of collecting, … Continue reading

Congratulations to Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

Congratulations to Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

Congratulations to Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre for being one of only four finalists in an international competition run by the Digital Preservation Coalition, an organisation which seeks to raise awareness of the importance of securing a digital legacy.   The History Centre was awarded a certificate for its ground-breaking consortium of 2018 with West … Continue reading

Funding: FAMLAB (Film, Archive and Music Lab) Fund, British Council

British Council is offering funding for UK and Vietnam practitioners, initiatives and organisations to support film and music projects exploring Vietnam’s cultural heritage. Opened in September 2018, the FAMLAB (Film, Archive and Music Lab) fund will be used for collaborative and sustainable creative projects that can deliver long-term benefits for contemporary arts and demonstrate innovate … Continue reading

Jobs: Project Manager and Project Cataloguer for Unlocking Our Sound Heritage project – Bristol Culture

Unlocking Our Sound Heritage, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, is led by the British Library in conjunction with national and regional partners across the UK. The project teams will digitally preserve almost half a million endangered sound recordings from across the UK and make 100,000 available online, raising the profile of sound archive collections … Continue reading