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

Collections Care funding available

*open to AIM members (though if you’re not you can apply through the Pilgrim Trust directly through their preservation and scholarship fund) Collections Care Audits – enabling small museums to undertake a basic professional collections care audit. Audits are undertaken by an accredited conservator to help museums identify key collection care issues and priorities. Grants…

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Updated Covid guidance for museums

As restrictions lift on 19 July, we are all adapting to different circumstances again. The National Museum Directors Council has updated its Covid guidance to reflect these changes: Nmdc Good Practice Guidelines For Reopening Museums – National Museum Directors’ Council Website (nationalmuseums.org.uk) Page 9: Altered to reflect that recording of data for NHS Test & Trace…

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Vacancy: Events & Outreach Officer at Chelmsford Museum

Chelmsford City Museum is seeking an ambitious Events & Outreach Officer on a full-time basis. The Museum is expanding its public programme and event portfolio to include, Museum lates, talks, workshops, curatorial exhibitions and income generating events. In support of this new direction, we are looking for an experienced confident creative individual to work as…

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Get in Touch

For all membership enquiries
Nick Wickenden (Treasurer) nickwickenden158@gmail.com

For all other enquiries
Philip Wise (Chair)

Registered charity number: 1152493

2021 Members Meetings
  • Friday 5 March (Zoom)
  • Friday 4 June (Zoom)
  • Friday 3 September
  • Friday 3 December