Tagged with Museums

Funding: National Lottery Project Grants scheme, Arts Council England

Funding: National Lottery Project Grants scheme, Arts Council England

Project Grants is an open access programme for arts, museums and libraries projects, funded by the National Lottery. The fund will support thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations. Some small updates to  guidance and information sheets have recently been made. Grants between £1,000 – £100,000 are available. If you’re applying for £15,000 or under, … Continue reading

Resource: A better place to live – how arts and culture investment is improving communities

Resource: A better place to live – how arts and culture investment is improving communities

Arts Council England reports on some great examples of how public investment in arts and culture is making towns better places to live. From creating jobs and supporting education to boosting tourism and making weekends fun, public investment in art and culture benefits the local economy and the community. Find out more at https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/art-culture-and-economy/better-place-live-how-arts-and-culture-investment-improving-communities

Arts Council reports back on its consultation findings for its direction in the ten years, 2020 to 2030

Arts Council reports back on its consultation findings for its direction in the ten years, 2020 to 2030

Arts Council England report that they heard a broad range of opinions from voices up and down the country in their consultation on shaping the next ten years. This blog https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/blog/consulting-next-ten-years-what-we-heard gives a brief summary. After giving people the opportunity to tell them their thoughts, they’ve considered everything they’ve heard and are currently drafting their … Continue reading

Training/Networking: Why should we celebrate age through arts and heritage? A skills and development day for artists and those working alongside older people

Training/Networking: Why should we celebrate age through arts and heritage? A skills and development day for artists and those working alongside older people

Why Should we celebrate Age through arts and heritage? A skills and development day for artists and those working alongside older people Date: 21 June 2019 Times: 10.00am – 4.00pm Venue: Wiltshire Music Centre To date, the Celebrating Age Wiltshire (CAW) project has touched the lives of over 3,000 participants in the county, through the hard work of … Continue reading

Resource: Accreditation Guidance for Museums and Galleries

Arts Council England has released their expanded guidance on the refreshed Museum Accreditation scheme, which is available on their website at https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/sites/default/files/download-file/Accreditation_Guidance_Mar_2019_0.pdf The Accreditation Scheme is the UK industry standard for museums and galleries. It helps everyone involved with a museum to do the right things, helping people to access and engage with collections, and … 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