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Success for Northern Museums at the Museums + Heritage Awards 2024

We are very pleased to announce that the Roots and Branches programme, a collaboration between The Carbon Literacy Project, Museum Development England, and Manchester Museum, has been awarded Sustainable Project of the Year at the Museums + Heritage Awards 2024. Our lovely North West team members were instrumental in leading this programme.  It won the award jointly with The Scottish Crannog Centre for their 1000 Fingerprints 1000 Voices project. There were celebrations across the North for a number of Museum + Heritage Award winners.

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Working with Museums in the North 

Funded by Arts Council England, Museum Development North enables strong, agile museums to contribute to the distinctive life, culture and identity of the North of England. Museum Development North is a partnership between York Museums Trust, the Manchester Partnership, Cumbria Museums Consortium and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums and builds on strong foundations of delivering regional museum development since 2012. Our team of experts provide advice, give support and create opportunities for museums to connect, collaborate and grow.

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Upcoming events

Elevenses, Thursday 30 May, Practical First Steps with Digital Preservation

This online session explores some practical first steps to take with digital preservation – namely the creation of a digital asset register to form the basis for future activities and planning.  It is led by Archives Consultant Simon Wilson. Simon is leading Danum Digital: Getting Doncaster’s digital records on track, a project funded by The […]

30 May 2024

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Elevenses, Wednesday 5 June, Volunteers, We really can do so much more with you!

Michele Armstrong is Head of Volunteering for The Auckland Project and the lead for the North East Heritage Volunteering Group.  She brings a lifelong passion for volunteering to the table. Michele began as a volunteer herself from the age of 15 years and finds joy in every aspect of volunteering. She is dedicated to creating […]

5 June 2024

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North Yorkshire Museum Forum

Our museum forums offer you “a professional day out” – a chance to catch up with your museum colleagues in the region, visit an interesting venue, get the most out of being at a site, hear some interesting case studies – and enjoy being out in a different museum with different colleagues! Forums usually start […]

6 June 2024 · The Georgian Theatre Royal

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York Museums Trust – Volunteers Advisor

York Museums Trust are seeking to appoint an experienced volunteer’s advisor to join their people team to lead on the development and delivery of a volunteering strategy and to support managers to deliver volunteering across all of their sites. The ideal candidate will have significant experience of working in the volunteering sector and will be […]

24 May 2024

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York Museums Trust – Head of Development

York Museums Trust seeks a Head of Development to be a fundraising champion and take responsibility for maximising income from all fundraising streams, providing expert advice around all fundraising activities across the trust. You will have the opportunity to grow and shape the fundraising team to ensure it develops to meet the needs of the business. […]

24 May 2024

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Peace Museum – Audience and Participation Coordinator

Peace Museum in Saltaire is looking for an Audience and Participation Coordinator to deliver audience and participation activities to support the delivery of the museum’s vision and objectives. Closing date – Monday 10 June Find out more on the website

23 May 2024

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