Helping museums in the East Midlands to serve the public better
Welcome to EMMS - the East Midlands Museums Service. Our website aims to support museum practitioners in their work, and to guide visitors to further information about the region’s museums and heritage sites. We hope you enjoy using the website.
The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, in partnership with the Marches Network of Museum Development Officers, are running a number of free training events to help all museums and galleries be more commercial: How to Make your Museum Film Friendly Thurs 27 Feb 2014 10am - 4pm The Studio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham Playing your Part… - read the full postMore
House of Memories - Dementia awareness programme The training is aimed at those who support people living with dementia in the health, and social care sector. The free one-day training programme will run as follows: · 11 and 12 March 2014 - Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery · 18 and 19 March 2014 - Leicester… - read the full postMore
Have you thought about disaster support for your museum? Regional Emergency Disaster Support (REDS) is a FREE benefit of EMMS membership. - read the full postMore
To mark the centenary of the start of WW1 next year, over the next few months local BBC radio stations will be creating lots of short radio pieces based on stories linked to places in Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Nottinghamshire. The project is called ‘WW1 at Home’. Colin Hyde and Sally Horrocks will be helping the… - read the full postMore
The East Midlands Heritage Awards 2013 showcase is now live! If you are looking for inspiration on making your organisation more resilient, family-friendly or sustainable, or just want more details on what makes a winning project, visit http://emms.org.uk/museums/2013_awards - read the full postMore
Hover over a coloured date to see a list of events occurring on that day. Click on the event title to see the full listing for the event, or click on the date number to see a more detailed list of events.
Search for photographs and images of objects from museums and libraries across the East Midlands on the Culture Grid. Topics include toys and games, coal mining, designer fashion and shoes.
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There are over 240 museums in the East Midlands - their variety reflects the contrasts, diversity and rich cultural heritage of the region. Find out more.
The Regional Emergencies & Disaster Support (Service) provides advice, support, training and resources in emergency planning and disaster recovery, throughout the East Midlands, and beyond. EMMS members signed up to the REDS Service also have access to the REDS Team of museum practitioners; they are trained to provide on-site guidance in emergency preparedness, and support in the event of an incident. Find out more.