Tagged with Museums

Opportunity: Volunteer Manager, Crofton Beam Engines

Crofton Beam Engines, part of the Kennet & Avon Canal Trust, is one of the most significant industrial heritage sites in the South West and a fascinating independent, volunteer-led heritage visitor attraction welcoming approximately 20,000 visitors per year. We are in the midst of delivering a well-supported and well-funded development programme assisted by National Lottery … Continue reading

Guest blog: Madeleine Bertorelli reflects on bringing a contemporary art exhibition to the four Wessex Museums

Guest blog: Madeleine Bertorelli reflects on bringing a contemporary art exhibition to the four Wessex Museums

When contemporary art exhibition, Alchemy: Artefacts Reimagined, went on display at Wiltshire Museum in June, it was the culmination of a year’s hard work by the artist – and the beginning of an exciting touring programme for Wessex Museums. In this guest blog, Madeleine Bertorelli, Creative Programmes Producer for Wessex Museums, explains more about the … Continue reading

Funding: Weston Loan Programme, Art Fund

Funding: Weston Loan Programme, Art Fund

This programme provides funding for museums and galleries to borrow works from national collections, encouraging the sharing of works more widely across the UK.Funding between £5,000-£25,000 is available, though applications for more or less if there is a strong case to do so would be considered. The Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund provides funding … Continue reading

Funding: The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation awards grants to small, well-established charitable organisations (annual income under £500,000) who address local issues in areas of extreme urban deprivation, or in remote and fragile rural communities. Rural Issues Projects that look to support communities in cities, towns, villages and areas with 10,000 or less inhabitants which are classified in the latest … Continue reading

Funding: The Golsoncott Foundation

Funding: The Golsoncott Foundation

 The Golsoncott Foundation awards grants (normally up to £3,000) to arts organisations with projects that demonstrate and deliver excellence in the arts, be it in performance, exhibition, artistic craft, or scholarly endeavour. The Foundation’s objective is to promote, maintain, improve and advance the education of the public in the arts generally and in particular the fine arts and … Continue reading