Innovation in Museum Displays funding: Round 2 Now Open
Round two of Innovation in Museum Displays funding is now open!
Is my museum eligible to apply?
Round two funding will be opening shortly. Grants between £1,000 and £10,000 will be available.
How do I make an application?
Round Two of funding is open! The deadline to apply is 5pm on Monday 3rd February 2014. The application process is a supportive one so please feel free to discuss your application with the team before submitting.
If you apply, please make sure you can attend the intial workshop on Weds 26th March 2014.
Further information on how to make an application, can be found here: http://www.innovationinmuseumdisplays.co.uk/apply.html
If you apply, please make sure you can attend the initial workshop on Wednesday 26 March 2014.
Who won an Innovation in Museum Displays round one grant?
Four heritage organisations have begun experimenting with improving innovation in their displays:
- Swannington Heritage Trust
- Sharpe’s Pottery Museum
- Sir John Moore Foundation
- Creswell Crags Heritage Trust
The selection panel consisted of nationally respected judges, Katy Archer (Director of the People’s History Museum), Rachel Cockett (Director of Development at Birmingham Museums Trust) and Manny Coulon (Director of IdeasForTheKids.com).
For a full account of the planning workshop day, with round one participants and mentors, please visit http://www.innovationinmuseumdisplays.co.uk/26th-sept-workshop-writing.html
How can I learn from their projects?
The project has a website and blog, where you can view participant learning and further information. Here you can join in the discussion, ask us questions and see what the participants have been doing: