Fresh Perspectives – A free conference from West Midlands Museum Development

Fresh Perspectives – A free conference from West Midlands Museum Development

Ann Johnson of Wave-length will be presenting at the Fresh Perspectives Conference next month in Ironbridge on the benefits of opening your museum/gallery to all

FRESH PERSPECTIVES – a FREE conference to help build resilience

Thursday 17 March and Friday 18 March 2016

To book a place for Thursday click here

To book a place for Friday click here

*If you are attending on a bursary or wish to attend both days you need to click on both Thursday and Friday.

Come along to the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire for a two day conference to network with museum colleagues, hear from speakers with a wealth of experience on topics including:-

  • Fundraising
  • Diversity
  • Commercialising Collections

Participate in forward thinking workshops such as:-

  • Creative Thinking
  • Moving from Local Authority to Trust
  • Event management

The two day conference is part of Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust’s Major Partner Museum and Museum Development programmes and we hope that you can invest the time to attend on both days. However you may choose to come for just one day; unless you are in receipt of a bursary.

Want to know more?

Further conference details can be found by clicking here.



WMMD are delighted to be able to offer 20 bursaries of £50 each towards travel costs. To gain the most from the conference, recipients must attend for the full two days and the cost of overnight accommodation on Thursday 17 March is also included in addition to the travel bursary.

ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS complete a simple application form and return to no later than 5pm on Thursday 18 February.

Please note: Bursaries are available to staff, volunteers or trustees of museums in the West Midlands region who are Accredited (or working towards)

Posted February 17th, 2016 In News
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