CPD Bursaries

Applications for CPD Bursaries are now open

Thanks to funding from Arts Council England and with support from Art Fund, MD North can offer CPD bursaries for individuals, organisations and networks in the North of England that represent or work with Accredited museums and museums officially Working Towards Accreditation.

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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 Museums Partnership, Cumbria Museum 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, Friday 14 June, Is historic working machinery up to 21st century sustainability demands or are we stuck in time?

The Science and Industry Museum, Manchester (part of the Science Museum Group) have embarked on an ambitious decarbonisation project to become net zero by 2030. As part of this plan, the Power Hall Gallery (national collection of working historic engines) is undergoing a significant redevelopment to improve and conserve the historic listed building, refresh the […]

14 June 2024

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Elevenses, Tuesday 18 June, Improving access to a collection using digitisation and an integrated website

The Saltaire Collection’s recently launched new website has been designed to give access to all of its 6000+ items. The Saltaire Collection is based in Shipley, near Bradford, West Yorkshire. Over the last two years, the Saltaire Collection has revised its catalogue records and embarked on an ambitious digitisation programme to provide content for the […]

18 June 2024

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Carbon Literacy for Museums

Part 1: Course materials distributed: on Weds 12th June Part 2: Weds 19th June: 10:00-12:30 Part 3: Thurs 20th June: 10:00-11:45 and 13:00-14:45 All parts of the training must be completed for learners to be eligible for Carbon Literacy certification. Summary: Carbon Literacy Course for people that work and volunteer in museums Background Information: Museum Development England, in partnership with Manchester Museum and […]

19 June 2024

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Rotherham Museums, Arts and Heritage – Schools Consultant

Rotherham Museums, Arts and Heritage would like to commission a schools consultant to engage with key learning partnerships and LA maintained schools to support them with their aims around learning. The key output from this work will be a report with a summary of the learning and key recommendations for short, medium and long-term actions […]

11 June 2024

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University of Manchester – Curatorial Assistant of Humanities

The University of Manchester are seeking a Curatorial Assistant to provide comprehensive support to the Curator of Living Cultures and the curatorial team at Manchester Museum. This role involves assisting in the management, care, and interpretation of humanities collections, with a specific focus on building provenance and social biographical information around African collections. Closing date […]

11 June 2024

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Rochdale Pioneers Museum – Visitor Experience Officer

Rochdale Pioneers Museum are looking for a new member of their team to support the museum operations and make the site a great place for people visiting and finding out more about the co-operative movement’s story. Closing date – 2 July Find the role descriptors and more information on their website

11 June 2024

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