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The impact on our organisation is huge. It made us re-examination our aims, objectives and values; we interrogated our outreach and community ambitions and established a new fundraising strategy.
The outcomes of the project are many: increased publicity and awareness of the Museum (needed more than ever due to the uncertainties caused by COVID-19), a fantastic new historical display, a significant historical object no longer languishing and deteriorating behind the scenes and an object which enables us to remind people that HM Factory Gretna was an Anglo-Scottish endeavour.
The aim of the collection move project has been to relocate material into a new purpose designed store, but also improve the long-term care and preservation of the collection, to gain a better understanding of the material that has been collected, and improve the cataloguing.
The AIM Pilgrim Trust grant will help enable public access to collection items that were previously not accessible due to their condition
The audit has confirmed the museum’s need for closer attention to the conservative needs of certain objects, particularly paper.
A 19th Century sketchbook has been cleaned and conserved so is now able to be handled, displayed and enjoyed without risk of being damaged in the process.
Making a café viable in a small museum can be a challenge, but London Museum of Water & Steam found a partnership solution that also helps young people with learning disabilities.
Art Fund’s crowdfunding platform Art Happens is designed to give museums and audiences the power to bring exciting projects to life together, help engage existing supporters in new ways a…
Remedial conservation – Conservation of Correspondence to William Cunnington I, 1799-1810 AIM grant: £4,750 The Wiltshire Museum is governed by the Wiltshire Archaeological and …