Blog

  • Bright Sparks – applications now open!

    Posted on 11th July 2018

    Cornwall Museums Partnership and FEAST are challenging museums and artists to work together to generate original ideas for bringing more and different people into the museums of Cornwall to enjoy Cornwall’s unique heritage. For the third year, we are offering a joint small grants fund to enable the best ideas to be tested and delivered.

  • What can Museums Learn from the England Men’s Football Team?

    Posted on 10th July 2018

    What does resilience actually mean for museums and how do you get started? Rural Proofing Resilience Programme Manager Clare discusses what we can learn from England’s performance in the World Cup.

  • Leading Change in Museums

    Posted on 2nd July 2018

    We commissioned an animation to share the experiences of our Arts Council England-supported Change Maker, Tehmina Goskar. It is based on 12 principles of leading change in museums that we have developed to share with colleagues, communities and stakeholders.

  • Heritage Heroes Award

    Posted on 25th June 2018

    In March 2018 Cornwall Museums Partnership and SW Museum Development hosted the very first Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place in our museums.

  • Family Friendly Award

    Posted on 19th June 2018

    Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development created the very first Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place in our museums and heritage organisations.   Each week we are highlighting their fantastic work across Cornwall. This week we are focussing on the award for the activities and services […]

  • Brilliant Things – Frances Tout

    Posted on 8th June 2018

    We’re pleased to welcome Frances Tout to Brilliant Things later this month. Frances will be talking about how Fun Palaces can create organisational change, alongside Stella Duffy. Frances is Service Delivery Manager for Libraries Unlimited, working with library teams across Exeter, East Devon and Teignbridge. With a passion for libraries and community engagement, Frances has led […]

  • Brilliant Things – Mark Barrett

    Posted on 8th June 2018

    We’re delighted to be welcoming Mark Barrett to Brilliant Things later this month. He will be talking about inclusive approaches to neuro-diversity with Tom Weir. Mark was one of the Museums Association Transformers last year alongside being a trainee at Colchester and Ipswich Museums. He is currently a student at the University of East Anglia and […]

  • Brilliant Things – Tom Weir

    Posted on 8th June 2018

    We’re delighted to welcome Tom Weir to Brilliant Things later this month. Tom will be talking about inclusive approaches to neuro-diversity alongside Mark Barrett. Tom is currently mid-way through his PhD at De Montfort University looking at the history of learning disability sport in the UK, which has involved working with Special Olympics UK. He’s also […]

  • Audience Initiative Award

    Posted on 7th June 2018

    In March of this year Cornwall Museums Partnership and SW Museum Development hosted the very first Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place in our museums. This week we are focusing on the work undertaken that has introduced new audiences to heritage. Winner – Audience Initiative Award (smaller organisations) […]

  • Cornish Heritage Award

    Posted on 4th June 2018

    In March of this year Cornwall Museums Partnership and SW Museum Development hosted the very first Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place in our museums.   Each week we are highlighting the fantastic work created within museums and heritage organisations across Cornwall. This week we are focussing on […]

  • Best Project on a Budget

    Posted on 25th May 2018

    In March of this year Cornwall Museums Partnership and SW Museum Development hosted the very first Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place in our museums. Each week we are highlighting the fantastic work created within museums and heritage organisations across Cornwall. This week we are focusing on the […]

  • What can I expect at Brilliant Things?

    Posted on 25th May 2018

    Brilliant Things celebrates the brilliant things happening in Cornwall and brings you the latest in best practice from elsewhere. On Thursday 28 June, we’ll be talking diversity, leadership, activism, participation and making change happen. We’ll be hearing from the makers and do-ers, the dreamers and believers, from museum staff and volunteers to cultural leaders and […]