• 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

  • Culture is Digital survey: Digitisation in museums

    Digitisation survey from DCMS The National Archives, on behalf of the Culture is Digital taskforce, would like to know […]
  • SW Museum Skills Plus: Study Day: Exhibitions on a Shoe String

    South West Museum development is pleased to be working with the Subject Specialist Network the Social History Curators Group […]
  • SW Museum Skills – Charity Finance for Trustees

    Royal West of England Academy, Bristol 12th March 2019, 10.00-16.30 Update your knowledge on charity governance and financial […]
  • 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 […]