Tagged with Museums

Funding: Woodmansterne Art Conservation Awards 2018/19

Applications from museums, art galleries, and country houses open to the public are now invited for the 2018/ 19 awards for the conservation of pre-twentieth-century easel paintings in oil. Each application is viewed by an independent panel of judges which makes an assessment of the importance of each work artistically, historically, locally, educationally; the urgency … Continue reading

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Resource: Digital Update from Audience Agency

Katie Moffat,  head of digital at the Audience Agency, has circulated another newsletter with updates on what’s happening in the world of social media as relevant to the arts, culture museums and heritage sector. In this newsletter Katie mentions the following: “Let’s kick off with social media behemoth Facebook who, as we reported last time, has … Continue reading

Guest blog: Joy Bloomfield talks about ARTeology – contemporary artists response to the Creative Wiltshire collections in museums and archives

Guest blog: Joy Bloomfield talks about ARTeology – contemporary artists response to the Creative Wiltshire collections in museums and archives

What is ARTeology? ARTeology is a project in which artists have responded to the Creative Wiltshire Collection, which has been expanded due to Heritage Lottery Funding, awarded as part of their Collecting Cultures programme. The allocation of a grant to Wiltshire and Swindon after a successful bid in 2013 has meant that accredited collections within … Continue reading

Job: Development Coordinator, Aerospace Bristol

The Development Coordinator is a full-time post working as part of the Fundraising and Marketing department. The role will support all activity within the department including events, fundraising appeals and building relationships with supporters to increase the charitable gifts given by a broad range of donors. The role also includes administrative duties to support the … Continue reading

Resource: Launch of MARCH network to explore how social, cultural and community assets can enhance public mental health and wellbeing

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have announced £8-million-worth of funding to bring researchers, charities and other organisations together to address important mental health research questions. One of the grants – for £1.25m – has been awarded to Dr Daisy Fancourt at UCL. Her network, MARCH, will explore how social, cultural and community assets (including the arts, … Continue reading