Training: Creative United’s Prosper Training Programme

From business planning to understanding intellectual property, from monetising your assets to being resilient in the face of change, Creative United’s sector-specific new training is available to book now. With lunchtime webinars, half-day workshops and full-day masterclasses, Creative United’s events will deliver high-impact, practical training to independent museums and others in the arts, heritage, museum … Continue reading Training: Creative United’s Prosper Training Programme

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Support: The Museums Association Publishes Information for Museums Facing Closure

The Museums Association (MA), with funding from Arts Council England, has published 'Museums Facing Closure: Legal and Ethical Issues', a document outlining the legal and ethical issues relating to museum closures. Drawing on research into over 20 recent museum closures in the UK, the document looks to understand how the governing bodies, employees, and the … Continue reading Support: The Museums Association Publishes Information for Museums Facing Closure

Funding: AIM Conservation Grants

The deadline for the AIM Collections Care Scheme, Remedial Conservation Scheme and Collections Care Audits is 30 September. If you are an AIM member museum or heritage site and need support with your conservation, then please take a look at each of the schemes here

Support: Let’s Talk Good Finance, 24 October, Birmingham

Social investment is often seen as a London-centric activity. It can be harder for social enterprises and charities outside of the capital to access social investors and gain a better understanding of the financial products available. Well not anymore! This ‘Let’s talk good finance’ event in Birmingham offers third sector arts and cultural organisations with … Continue reading Support: Let’s Talk Good Finance, 24 October, Birmingham

Training: Heritage Project Management from A – Z, 18 & 19 October, Bishop Aukland

Join the IHBC at for a unique learning experience at Auckland Castle. Local project leads will review the full range of project challenges while speakers from key national bodies will set that work in context:   Historic England (Carol Pyrah) Heritage Lottery Fund (Sara Crofts) IHBC (Fiona Newton) CIOB President Rebecca Thompson, Chair for the Day … Continue reading Training: Heritage Project Management from A – Z, 18 & 19 October, Bishop Aukland

Training: Asset Transfer Workshops

The Ethical Property Foundation are organising three free property workshops/advice clinics as part of their 2017 National Programme for Property Education. The workshops are: 21/9/17 Durham- Managing Asset Transfer for your Community 28/9/17 Bristol- Managing Asset Transfer for your Community 3/10/17 Birmingham- Negotiating and Managing Property Leases

Funding: John Ellerman Foundation launches museums development fund

The John Ellerman Foundation has recently created a curatorial development fund worth £500,000 which aims to strengthen regional  museums and galleries in the UK. The foundation wants to help organisations enhance and sustain curatorial development to attract a broader public. They expect to make about five or six grants for periods of two to three … Continue reading Funding: John Ellerman Foundation launches museums development fund

Training: Funding & Fundraising for Heritage, 24 October 2017, London

The Prince's Regeneration Trust's BRICK programme and the Heritage Alliance's Giving to Heritage programme are teaming up to run this special workshop which will focus on funding and fundraising for heritage. The first half of the workshop will offer guidance from the Institute of Fundraising on how and where to look for funds, and in … Continue reading Training: Funding & Fundraising for Heritage, 24 October 2017, London

Debate: ‘Is Heritage Good For Your Health?’ 2 October 2017, London

Booking is now open for The Heritage Alliance's 2017 Heritage Debate 'Is heritage good for your health?' which will be held at the Waldorf Hotel's Palm Court. The Heritage Alliance likes to think that heritage is good for people’s wellbeing and health, and evidence is starting to be available to back this up. Heritage participation can improve … Continue reading Debate: ‘Is Heritage Good For Your Health?’ 2 October 2017, London