The British Museum and the Marsh Christian Trust have announced that applications are now open for the eighth annual ‘Volunteers in Museum Learning’ Award.
The award celebrates the achievements and contribution of volunteers all over the United Kingdom, recognising their dedication, innovation and excellence in engaging with the public.
Winners of the twelve regional awards will each receive a £500 prize. An overall national winner will also be chosen and they will receive an additional £2,000. Prizes will be awarded at a ceremony at the British Museum in September 2016. Applications should focus on the way in which an individual or small group of volunteers have engaged with the public, enhancing their learning and enjoyment.
For further information and to apply, please see here. The closing date for submissions is Tuesday 12 July 2016.