• 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

  • Museum Skills PLUS: An Introduction to Animation

    Book for Museum Skills PLUS: An Introduction to Animation Tue 27 November 10am-4pm at The New Room, Bristol […]
  • Accreditation: The Refreshed Standard and More! Part 1 of 2

    This November marked the 30th anniversary of the Museum Accreditation Scheme by Arts Council England and in the […]
  • Plan to get to the heart of the matter

    As part of our new programme for 2018-22 South West Museum Development is seeking to delve more deeply […]
  • Featured

  • 2016/17 Annual Survey Report Available to View Online!

    South West Museum Development is pleased to announce that our Annual Survey of Museums Report 2016/17 is now […]
  • Improving the Resilience of Rural Museums

    Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development are pleased to announce the launch of their Rural-Proofing Resilience […]