Museum Development Officer
Essex has a designated Museum Development Officer (MDO) to support museums across the county. The MDO provides information and advice and offers practical support to museums in three key areas:
- Organisational health
- Collections management
- Audience engagement
These areas can include support around governance, museum Accreditation, volunteer recruitment, income generation and fundraising, marketing, learning and conservation.
Support is also provided through:
- Training – to find out more about upcoming training in our region (either organised by the MDO or by SHARE) see the Training page.
- Heritage Engagement & Learning Group – The group provides a forum for education, learning and engagement professionals in Essex to learn, share, inspire and build their network – for more info, see the Engagement & Learning page.
Please do not hesitate to get in touch to chat about your museum or heritage site and we will see what we can do to help!