Update From Museums Association

Museums Association have provided their latest update including the following topics.

Raise Your Game: New Approaches to Fundraising

There are still places available at this one day  seminar in Birmingham on 20 April. This will explore new ways museums can generate income. For more information about please see here

Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund Deadline Approaches

The Esmee Fairbairn Collections Fund offers grants of up to £100,000 for 1-3 years to develop collections and engage with audiences, the deadline for the next round is 23rd March and the following deadline is 7th September.
Application forms can be found here.

Code of Ethics – England

The Code of Ethics launch for England will be at the Wellcome Collection in London on afternoon of 22nd April. It’s a free event with an all-star panel and the opportunity for debate and ethics training. More details of the event are on the MA website. To register for the event, email lorraine@museumsassociation.org

Museums Change Lives – Case Studies

The MA is looking for new Case Studies for the Museums Change Lives campaign. Do you have an excellent project or piece of work that is delivering social impact? All suggestions would be appreciated; though the MA is particularly looking for projects for the ‘Better Places’ and ‘People and Ideas’ sections, which focus on place-making, social inclusion and inspiring contemporary and challenging ideas. They are also interested in international projects that have a social impact. If you would like to see your project included on the MA website, please contact Emma Faulkner

Cuts – Continuing

The MA launched the Cuts Survey in January. It received quite a bit of attention in the media, including focus on the Lancashire cuts. The full survey can be seen here.

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