Following a successful bid to Museums Association’s Esmee Fairbairn Collection Fund, Museums Worcestershire will be able to offer 'access not isolation' to their body of volunteers during the pandemic in their Volunteers at Home project. Volunteers cleaning the Victorian rooms at Worcestershire County Museum at Hartlebury Castle Most museums and heritage sites nationwide rely on the assistance of volunteers, who donate their time and skills to many area of [...]
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New exhibition The Printed Line opens at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum on Saturday 19 September A national exhibition on tour from the Arts Council Features almost 60 artists including David Hockney, Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum has been awarded the ‘Good to Go’ industry standard – with measures in place to ensure the safety of visitors and staff This Saturday 19 September sees [...]
Museums Worcestershire has been awarded £96,454 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure it has a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced today. Museums Worcestershire is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently needed support. £257 million of investment has been announced today as part of the very first [...]
This Halloween, Wally, the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country, appearing in museums, including Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum. Families will be able to join the search for Wally at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum as part of the Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search, organised by Walker Books and Kids in Museums, to celebrate the [...]
Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum launches a series of exciting exhibitions and events online throughout September, October, and November. The popular evening ‘Museum After Hours’ events return on 18 September in a digital format, featuring musical performances, cocktail masterclasses and a virtual drink-and-draw. A series of online exhibitions are being released showcasing newly commissioned artworks by local artists and communities across Worcestershire. Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum encourages everyone [...]
Museums Worcestershire is delighted to receive funding from the Historic England's COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for the No one Left Behind project. A partnership between Museums Worcestershire and Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service, the project aims are two-fold To survey Worcestershire’s heritage sector in order to understand the impact of the pandemic and inform Historic England and Government. To support the whole historic environment sector in Worcestershire recover by providing training, tool-kits, [...]