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

Seeds for Action: In Focus – Audiences, Artists and Partnerships

Seeds for Action: In Focus is is a series of thematic workshops focusing on how we can build connections to support our climate work. This session is for you if you are interested in… – engaging audiences and artists with environmental issues, – taking a collaborative approach to climate-focused work. There will be a lightening […]

20 August 2024

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Seeds for Action: Connect & Co-Work 10 September

As part of Roots & Branches, the Seeds for Action programme aims to connect Carbon Literate Certified museum people, and the organisations they represent, across England to develop and build on their carbon reduction strategies and approaches to taking climate action. This online programme, using Museum Development programme funding from Arts Council England, is a […]

10 September 2024

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Getting Your House In Order 5: Cataloguing

In this session we will introduce the Spectrum 5.1 Cataloguing procedure, used for the ongoing process of recording and managing information about collections. We will look at the requirements for the standard, policy guidance, and the suggested procedure. We will broadly consider themes from the procedure such as: selecting and associating information; capturing and storing […]

11 September 2024

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Lancashire County Council – Premises Assistant

The Conservation & Collections Team of Lancashire County Council support the operation and development of museums across Lancashire through the provision of specialist conservation, technical, design and curatorial skills. They also undertake work for museums and heritage organisations nationally. The role is to: Assist the Heritage Business Facilitator and the Heritage Premises Officer at the […]

23 July 2024

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Bronte Parsonage Museum – Visitor Experience Assistants

The Brontë Society is recruiting Visitor Experience Assistants to join the front-of-house team at the Brontë Parsonage Museum in Haworth, West Yorkshire. The successful candidates will work on either a Saturday or Sunday on a rota basis. Closing date – 11 August Find all details on the website

18 July 2024

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Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial – Trustee

There are vacancies for new members on the board of trustees of the Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial at Elvington. We are an independent museum with charitable status, attracting more than 75,000 annual visitors to an historic, 20-acre site. We have full and part-time dedicated staff and around 100 enthusiastic volunteers. Established […]

18 July 2024

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