Support programmes

MDEM provides a range of support programmes for museums in the region. These are designed in response to museums needs and are advertised periodically throughout the year.

Here you will find information on current programmes of support. Click on each one to find out more.

Succession Planning

Succession planning is a crucial element of good governance and MDEM’s Organisational Health Check 2020 highlights succession planning as a key developmental need for many museums. This MDEM short programme supports museums to consider all elements of good practice in...

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Audience Champions

The Audience Agency are currently running a national pilot programme in partnership with MDEM in the region, to support staff and volunteers at non-NPO museums to focus on using audience data to inform a museum’s development. The East Midlands programme has 6...

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Engaging with Schools

This programme provides advice and support for a selected number of museums to consider how they can engage local schools with their collections. By the end of the programme museums will have acquired a long term, embedded understanding of how to work with schools and...

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Banish the Backlog

MDEM in partnership with Collections Trust run the Banish the Backlog programme providing intensive support, training and grants to develop a museum’s collection and move beyond a documentation backlog. The programme started in 2018 and two cohorts of museums have...

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