SW Museum Skills Programme 2014-15

The first tranche of Museum Skills 14-15 training is now live on the SW Fed website with sessions open for booking.  Please follow the link below: http://www.swfed.org.uk/training/museums-skills Courses are booked on a first come first serve basis. Further sessions are planned for Autumn delivery- and these will be promoted from July.

Smaller museums benefit as ACE England funds free places at Digital Asset Management Conference

Fifty small and medium-sized museums will receive expert advice about how to define, assess, and introduce effective Digital Asset Management as a result of an initiative by Arts Council England (ACE). ACE is funding 50 free places at the Collections Trust’s Digital Asset Management for Museums Conference in London on 27 November. Details are online atwww.collectionslink.org.uk/dam2013. …
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Family Arts Festival 18 Oct – 3 Nov – promote your own related events

Message from ACE’s Mary Godwin I wanted to alert you to the Family Arts Festival that’s happening from 18th October – 3rd November.   You can find out about it at www.familyartsfestival.com. If you have an arts-related event happening during this time e.g. half term, you can promote it by signing up free via www.familyartsfestival.com/arts-organisations The …
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Dallas Museum of Art takes bold step of offering free general admission AND free memberships

Beginning Jan. 21, the Dallas Museum of Art will take the unprecedented step of offering an unusual one-two punch: Free general admission and free memberships, making it the first art museum in the country to do so, DMA director Maxwell Anderson announced at a press conference this morning. “Nobody has ever done this,” Anderson said last week …
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