Today, Arts Council England have announced the recipients of museum development funding contracts. Nine contracts in all have been awarded. The contract for the West Midlands region has been awarded to the Marches Network. The Marches Network have managed the museum development programme in the West Midlands since 2004. This current round of funding will secure museum development activities in the region until April 2015.
The Network’s current team of Museum Development Officers will be retained. Over the next few weeks the Marches Network will be working with Isabel Churcher, the Arts Council Relationship Manager for Museums, to confirm the details of the museum development programme.