Museums Essex

Supporting Essex museums, galleries and heritage organisations to deliver cultural and learning excellence


Support from Museums Essex & our member benefits


Did you know you can apply for up to £1,000 a year?

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Support from the county Museum Development Officer


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Latest news

Outreach opportunity for Essex museums!

You are invited to represent your museum at ‘A Time for Essex’ – a public history event hosted by Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome on Sunday 14 August 2022. This hugely popular, multi-period Living History, Museum and Air Display event gives us the opportunity to make the most of the rich cultural history of the…

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Accreditation scheme update 

Following the pause of the Accreditation scheme due to Covid-19, there has been a phased approach to reopening the scheme, initially for first time applicants and those working towards accreditation.  For those with Full Accreditation, an interim returns schedule has now been published, which covers the next 18 months. Batch 1 will receive a return invite in…

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Culture24: Digital Storytelling with a Collections Focus

Is your museum making the most of its digitised collections content online? Finding the right channel, tone, voice, and techniques to reach and connect with audiences online isn’t easy. This course will explore the specific tensions and challenges that digital storytelling can pose. It will focus on the many advantages that museums and collections offer…

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Get in Touch

For all membership enquiries
Gordon Cummings (Treasurer) gcummings@fryartgallery.org

For all other enquiries
Philip Wise (Chair)

Registered charity number: 1152493

2022 Members Meetings
  • Friday 4 March (Zoom)
  • Friday 10 June
  • Friday 2 September
  • Friday 2 December