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.
Who Won an Innovation in Museum Displays Grant? Four heritage organisations have begun their experimenting with improving innovation in their displays! Click on the link for further details of their projects, or visit www.innovationinmuseumdisplays.co.uk: Swannington Heritage Trust Sharpe's Pottery Museum Sir John Moore Foundation Creswell Crags Heritage Trust The selection panel consisted of nationally respected… - read the full postMore
Chair of the Executive Board We are very pleased to announce that our new Chair is Tim Desmond, Chief Executive of the Egalitarian Trust which operates the Galleries of Justice Museum and the National Centre for Citizenship and the Law (NCCL) in Nottingham. Tim is also an Area Board member of the Arts Council in… - read the full postMore
English Heritage is helping to co-ordinate the first crowd-sourcing project to tackle heritage at risk at a local level. Over the next year or so they will be working with local councils and other bodies in the heritage sector, to set up a framework that will allow local groups, universities and others to help carry… - 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 Museum Development East Midlands' Business Development programme aims to support and improve any aspect of business development to help a museum or heritage site become more sustainable and resilient. What does the programme cover? Governance Board development Fundraising and income generation Succession planning Financial and legal advice Retail and catering development Marketing initiatives Volunteer… - 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.