Below you will find four downloadable step by step guides for how to build your own digital interactive for an exhibition.
Wiltshire at War: Digital Armistice Stories was a National Heritage Lottery Fund funded partnership project, led by us at South West Museum Development, working with Wiltshire Council’s Museum Development Officer. This project brought together a group of volunteers from six museums and heritage organisations in Wiltshire, to explore local and national First World War stories from the Armistice era (1918-1919).
- To develop new skills and interpretation practices using affordable technology – tablets.
- Deliver a programme of digital skills support.
- Support museum personnel to research, interpret and share Armistice era stories from their collections.
- To display these stories in their exhibition spaces using digital kiosks.
- Aldbourne Heritage Centre
- Amesbury History Centre
- Athelstan Museum
- Chippenham Museum
- Pewsey Heritage Centre
- Purton Museum
If you would like to know more about this project then get in touch and select digital in the drop down and let us know how we can help.
A summary of the changes to Museum Accreditation in 2020, and key questions museums in the South West may be asking.
Volunteer-run Tavistock Museum in Devon is seeking an Accreditation Mentor.
Volunteer-run Tewkesbury Museum in Gloucestershire is seeking a Mentor for Accreditation.
We are the support provider for Arts Council England’s Accreditation in the South West.
Funding updates Arts Council England, National Heritage Lottery Fund and weekly highights
Our latest South West Museum Skills training sessions are open for booking.
Our August newsletter features updates on sector funding, pest packs, new resources and the launch of our Annual Survey of Museums
Booking is now open for the first tranche of the SW Museum Skills: Essentials programme 2019/20.
We are launching Pest Partners, a project to help museums and heritage organisations in the South West identify, monitor and manage pests in their collections
A review of the current reopening perspectives from museums in our region.
Our dedicated newsletter with condensed guidance from trusted information sources regarding Coronovirus.
South West Museum Development is offering funded places to attend a Touring Exhibitions Group collections training session
This page summarises the direct support available for museums during the Coronavirus pandemic
We are a team of museum development experts who offer specialist support services to museums throughout the South West.
Wednesday 23 September, 14.00-15.30
Online via Zoom
Our grant scheme provides funding to support museums across the South West
Join us as a Pest Partner - a new project helping you identify, monitor and manage pests in your heritage collections. Supported by Historic England.
We have developed an approachable support network and devised an intuitive programme to help museums every step of the way.
Our Strategic Advisory Group aims to guide the work of the team and support the development of the Programme
SW Museum Skills: Essentials provide subsidised, relevant and accessible training opportunities
South West Museum Development programme is proud to be an Arts Council England Sector Support Organisation