SHARE Conference

SHARE Conference

Monday 19 November, Firstsite Gallery in Colchester The theme of this year’s SHARE conference is diversity – of audiences, collections, workforce, or operations. How can you make your museum more accessible and appealing to a wider range of people, and in...
Autumn Network meeting and AGM

Autumn Network meeting and AGM

Our annual AGM and autumn network meeting is on Thursday 22 November, 10am to 3.30pm, at no. 47 St Giles, Norwich – which is home to our newest member the Norfolk Museum of Freemasonry. In the morning we have a session with Sarah Brown, Outreach Officer for the...
Sheringham Museum seeks new Manager

Sheringham Museum seeks new Manager

Sheringham Museum, located immediately on the seafront of the North Norfolk town, is an inspiring place to work. It has a unique collection of historic Lifeboats, Fishing Boats, Artworks and Social History items in its care. They recently completed a £1.2 Million...
Straw Museum no longer open

Straw Museum no longer open

We’re very sorry to hear that Ella Carstairs who ran the Straw Museum died in June. The museum is now closed and we have removed it from our website. Ella, who was in her eighties, was a fascinating woman and the existence of the museum was very much down to her...
Audience Development Grants up to £500

Audience Development Grants up to £500

Museums Norfolk has a pot of £2,500 for award as grants of up to £500 to museums in Norfolk to support Audience Development projects. The deadline for applications is 15 November 2016. The criteria for funding are open but must be for activities that will be support...
Small Grants scheme April 2016 – apply now

Small Grants scheme April 2016 – apply now

Thanks to additional funding from SHARE, for Museum Development, Museums Norfolk has £2,300, to award as grants of up to £500, to museums in Norfolk to support individual projects. The deadline for completion of grant-funded projects is 30 June 2016 so this will...
Looking for Trustees for your museum?

Looking for Trustees for your museum?

Then have you thought about using the Trustee Portal on the AIM website? The Trustee Portal enables heritage bodies to advertise trustee positions, and individuals interested in becoming a museum trustee to advertise themselves. Many charitable and independent...
SHARE training

SHARE training

The SHARE September 2015 to May 2016 training calendar has lots of interesting events on offer for museum staff and volunteers, so head on over to their website and take a look. All SHARE training is free and open to museum staff and volunteers from any Accredited...
Free Dementia Toolkit

Free Dementia Toolkit

Museums interested in working with people living with dementia might be interested in a dementia toolkit for small to medium sized museums, published by Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery. It is a based on a research project it undertook with the Alzheimer’s...