secure realistic and sustainable levels of revenue – mixed economy
address the need for capital investment – mixed economy
safeguard collections for present and future generations
realise centre’s potential contribution to life-wide and lifelong learning
build regional and national relationships for touring exhibitions and support
build capacity to release centres’ contribution to learning, tourism and social inclusion
invest in people, staff and volunteers
devise and implement new and enlarged building extension to enhance stewardship of collections and provision of art, history, culture and community services to the public
develop the use of information and communication technology
heritage centre plan
Attract Private Sector Support
Access Business Skills
Develop Partnership working
Invest in the Community
Bid for sustainable funding
Extension of heritage site and town reach
MLA and regional strategic development
Seek MLA Museum accreditation
Renaissance-regional museum hubs building capacity
Build archives programme
Work with public library
National Heritage Days
National Family History
Creative Industries Money Map
Roots and Winds Awards
Esmee Fairburn Foundation
National archaeology week
Dynamic/interactive web site
22 sources of funding and advice
Arts & Business
AIM (Association of Independent Museums)
Arts Council England
Association for Heritage Interpretation
The British Council
British Tourist Authority - UK Industry
Campaign for Museums
The DCMS / Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund
DCMS (Department for Culture, Media & Sport) Heritage Lottery Fund Historical Manuscripts Commission International Council Of Museums MLA - the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council Media contacts MLA West Midlands Museums and Galleries Month The Museums Association National Centre for Volunteering Calimera: European Funding Opportunities for Local Museums, Libraries and Archives
Museums net cost per visit/usage
Average cost per visit UK
Average cost per visit Uttoxeter
Connect sympathetic oak and glass extension to listed building by glass walkway, this will not detract from the original building or affect its structure in any way…..
digital heritage centre vision
In the information age, the idea of 'object', 'visit' and (even) 'site' have been transformed.
Our community has more resource than most small museums can hold, we can create a community project to digitise objects and create a collective memory and craft museum – fully accessible online seeding by touch access at the centre……………
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