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Regional museums making a difference with international workshops Blogs | August 20, 2015

As the second round of Working Internationally Regional Project workshops get underway next month, project coordinator Dana Andrew has been criss-crossing the country learning about inspiring international projects at regional museums

The UK leaving the EU would remove funding sources for museums working internationally Blogs | February 22, 2016

A referendum is due to take place in June on whether or not the UK should stay in or leave the European Union. It was hard to imagine the reality of this as a group of museum professionals, enthusiastic about working with partners in Europe, got together at the Museum of Liverpool for the latest WIRP Workshop on 3 February

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums – sharing knowledge with museums and galleries across the world Features | April 26, 2016

When you are on to a good thing why be bashful? Staff from Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) have been far from reserved of late and have been travelling the globe to share the organisation’s innovative approaches to areas including income generation, audience development and programming, which has seen it become an example of best practice not just in the UK, but all over the world

Who in the world cares about cultural heritage? Blogs | April 12, 2016

Heritage Without Borders works with cultural partners across Europe, Asia and the Middle East affected by conflict and since its establishment in 2009 has placed 50 UK heritage volunteers. However, director Dominica D’Arcangelo says as a charity relying on grants, funding is unsustainable and a more enterprising business model is needed

Working Internationally: taking the pulse of UK museums Blogs | March 21, 2016

The popularity and respect for UK museums’ collections and practices abroad has never been stronger but matching this by encouraging more museums to work on international projects is difficult in times of austerity and funding cuts. However, argues Dr Carol Scott, chair of ICOM UK, there are far more ways of going about working internationally than museums would think and the benefits are manyfold

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International touring – we need to talk about budgets Blogs | September 29, 2015

The Working Internationally Regional Project (WIRP) has recently held the first of a new round of workshops and project co-ordinator, Dana Andrew discovers that while there’s a great appetite for touring, information about budgets and fees is lacking

Last chance for museums to complete WIRP survey News | June 22, 2015

The 2015 Working Internationally Regional Project (WIRP) Survey deadline is this Friday (26 June) with the responses helping to improve and shape the next round of workshops, which will take place between September and January