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NEW INVESTMENT SET TO BOOST MIDLANDS MUSEUMS

MPO Funding

01 July 2014

The ‘Midlands Museum Consortium’, led by Black Country Living Museum, today received confirmation of three years’ investment funding from Arts Council England (ACE) worth £2,658,000. The Black Country Living Museum joins a list of only 21 Major Partners Museums across England to receive this investment.

Spread over a three year period to March 2018, the investment of is designed to boost museums; their impact and ability and capacity to deliver excellence for their visitors, and in doing so, help develop more sustainable futures, as well as creating role models and leaders in the museums sector. 

Over the next few months the Black Country Living Museum and its partners, in close liaison with ACE, will be working to finalise what the investment will focus on, including improved exhibitions, greater fundraising capacity, enhanced promotion, workforce training, as well as providing new volunteering opportunities and supporting apprenticeships.

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