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  • Audience Initiative Award 2019

    Posted on 23rd May 2019

    In March, Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place across museums and heritage organisations in Cornwall. This week we are showcasing the Audience Initiative Award category, which highlights successful projects that reach and attract new audiences for heritage. […]

  • Bright Sparks Applications Now Open

    Posted on 20th May 2019

    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. […]

  • Innovation Award 2019

    Posted on 15th May 2019

    In March, Cornwall Museums Partnership and SW Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place across museums in Cornwall. This week we are looking at the Innovation Award, which highlights projects or initiatives that have made an organisation more resilient. We would like to thank […]

  • Who’s in Charge? Collaborative Leadership and the Democratisation of Curation

    Posted on 14th May 2019

    Emmie Kell, CEO of Cornwall Museums Partnership Cornwall Museums Partnership is a charity which exists to help museums become more open and connected to the people they serve. And for them to do that, embracing new ways of working and investing time in creating the right organisational culture is really important.  We provide leadership for […]

  • Environmentally Responsible Award 2019

    Posted on 9th May 2019

    In March, Cornwall Museums Partnership and SW Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place across museums in Cornwall. This week we are shining a light on a new category for the 2019 awards. The Environmentally Responsible Award highlights projects or initiatives that have made […]

  • Spotlight on: Citizen Curators at Wheal Martyn

    Posted on 1st May 2019

    In this blog we catch up with the Citizen Curator team at Wheal Martyn Clay Works about their experiences of the Citizen Curator programme and their new free exhibition ‘Engineering the Earth’. The exhibition has been put together by Wheal Martyn’s three volunteer Citizen Curators: Carol Weir, Simon Dunham and Imogen Law, who have been […]

  • Best Project on a Budget 2019

    Posted on 1st May 2019

    In March, Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that is taking place across museums in Cornwall. This week we are focusing on the Best Project on a Budget, which highlights projects that have been achieved for less than £500. Best […]

  • Emerging Voices Bursary

    Posted on 30th April 2019

    The Emerging Voices bursary supports museum volunteers or emerging professionals to undertake training, research or placement opportunities that enhance their skills and bring new benefits to their host museum. We want to support people who are new to museums to take an active role in developing great experiences and sharing their knowledge with the widest […]

  • Family Friendly Award 2019

    Posted on 17th April 2019

    In March 2019 Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place at museums and heritage organisations in Cornwall. The Family Friendly Award celebrates projects and activities in museums that create excellent all-round family visits. Family Friendly Award – Winner […]

  • Heritage Heroes Award 2019

    Posted on 9th April 2019

    In March 2019 Cornwall Museums Partnership and South West Museum Development hosted the annual Cornwall Heritage Awards to celebrate and champion the amazing work that’s taking place at museums and heritage organisations in Cornwall. The Heritage Heroes award celebrates the dedication and achievements of heritage volunteers.     Heritage Heroes Award –  Joint Winner (Larger Organisations) […]

  • Spotlight on: Imogen Crarer, Assistant Curator Intern at Museum of Cornish Life, Helston

    Posted on 8th April 2019

    In this blog we catch up with Imogen Crarer, Assistant Curator Intern at Museum of Cornish Life, Helston. Imogen’s six-month long internship is funded by Arts Council England through Cultivator and Cornwall Museums Partnership, and is one of five new internships supported by Cornwall Museums Partnership’s NPO programme. These opportunities aim to give hands-on, practical […]

  • Cornwall Heritage Awards 2019 – The Winners

    Posted on 25th March 2019

    We were delighted to host the Cornwall Heritage Awards on Thursday 21 March at Trenderway Farm, near Looe. The event celebrates all of the amazing projects that are happening at museums and heritage organisations in Cornwall. These projects are ones that make these organisations more resilient and improve experiences for visitors. Innovation Award – sponsored […]