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

Small Grants Round 9 now open for applications!

Museums Essex has now opened Small Grants Round 9 for applications. This round will focus on collections care, enabling museums to better manage their collections and increase staff and volunteer understanding of issues and priorities related to collections care. Eight grants of up to £500 are available, with one of the grants this year very…

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Learning Offer Development Fund

Royal Opera House Bridge will be opening applications to the next round of their Learning Offer Development Fund from 19 November for cultural organisations based in Essex, Thurrock or Southend-on-Sea. Organisations can apply for between £2,500 and £7,000 to improve their work with children and young people. Whether you want to diversify your current offer, engage…

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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