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.

Recovery Grant Case Study: Eyam museum

Recovery Grant Case Study: Eyam museum

This project by Eyam Museum to develop their digital presence was funded by an MDEM and Art Fund Recovery Grant in 2020. This grant fund was made available in response to the pandemic. Read below to find out how the project went. Project summary:           Re-building...

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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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