• Victoria Art Gallery © SWMD / Amanda Harman Photography
    Victoria Art Gallery © SWMD / Amanda Harman Photography
  • Weston Super Mare © SWMD / Amanda Harman Photography
    Weston Super Mare © SWMD / Amanda Harman Photography

Our Funders

The South West Museum Development (SWMD) programme is hosted and delivered by Bristol City Council via Bristol Culture. Strategic leadership for the programme is provided by the South West Museum Development Partnership which meets quarterly.

Funding

The programme is funded by Arts Council England alongside 22 local authorities across the region that co-fund the programme collectively contributing over £100,000 per annum.

We would like to thank the following local authorities for demonstrating their commitment to museum provision through their investment in Museum Development:

  • Bath and North East Somerset Council
  • Bristol City Council
  • Bournemouth Borough Council
  • Budleigh-Salterton Town Council
  • Cornwall Council
  • Dorset County Council
  • East Devon District Council
  • Exeter City Council
  • Gloucester City Council
  • Mid Devon District Council
  • North Devon Council
  • Poole Borough Council
  • Sidmouth Town Council
  • Somerset County Council
  • South Gloucestershire Council
  • South Hams District Council
  • South Somerset District Council
  • Stroud District Council
  • Swindon Borough Council
  • Teignbridge District Council
  • Torbay Council
  • Wiltshire Council