Case Studies

At MDEM we support a wide range of projects and initiatives for museums across the region. Take a look at our impact video which covers our work between 2015 – 2018. You can browse some more in-depth case studies mentioned in the video below. Thank you to all of the museums involved in the film.

Collections Access Grant Case Studies

Collections Access Grant Case Studies

MDEM offered Collections Access Grants to help museums in the East Midlands to support museums to increase access to collections projects such as improving documentation, storage and care of collections. The grants were from £250-£1,000. These case studies are taken...

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Small Grant Case Studies

Small Grant Case Studies

MDEM offered Small Grants to help museums in the East Midlands to support small-scale projects from £250-£1,500 where funding had been difficult to source, and prioritising urgent needs related to the Covid-19 crisis. These case studies are taken from grants awarded...

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Reboot & Recovery Grant Case Studies

Reboot & Recovery Grant Case Studies

Thanks to Art Fund partnership funding, MDEM offered Reboot & Recovery Grants to help museums in the East Midlands re-build their offer to audiences and strengthen organisationally in response to the impact of the Covid-19 crisis.  These were available between...

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21st Century Visitor Attractions

21st Century Visitor Attractions

The 21st Century Visitor Attraction programme was created in partnership with the Arts Marketing Association to help organisations become more audience-focused, resilient and successful. Working with experienced trainers, two cohort of museums take a...

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Market Town Museums Network

Market Town Museums Network

In 2016, Leicestershire County Council (LCC), in partnership with Museum Development East Midlands (MDEM), successfully secured an Arts Council Resilience Fund grant of £87,300 to establish the Market Town Museums’ Network. Initially comprising five museums, the...

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Greener Museums

Greener Museums

Becoming a greener museum walks hand in hand with delivery of a museum’s core objectives and increasing resilience. The Greener Museum programme of support can help to accelerate achievement of goals such as enhancing visitor experience, improving object conservation,...

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