• Crofton Beam Engines © SWMD / Amanda Harman Photography
    Crofton Beam Engines © SWMD / Amanda Harman Photography

Museum Development

Welcome to the South West Museum Development Programme. Our mission is to support museums in the region to achieve sustainable improvements and maximise their benefits to audiences and communities.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Why Museums Matter for Mental Health

    In April, South West Museum Development awarded bursaries to five South West museums to take part in a […]
  • Deadline Extended – SW Museum Skills Training Needs Survey 2019-22

    The deadline for the South West Museum Development SW Museum Skills: Training Needs Survey 2019-22 has been extended! […]
  • Curatorial and Collaborative Opportunities with the British Museum

    The British Museum National Programmes team are pleased to be working with South West Museum Development (SWMD) to […]
  • Featured

  • GUEST POST Creativity and Wellbeing – The Role of Buildings and Spaces

    As part of Creativity and Wellbeing Week, today’s blog is a guest post from Adam Murray, Learning and […]