Museums Essex

Supporting Essex museums, galleries and heritage organisations to deliver cultural and learning excellence


Support from Museums Essex & our member benefits


Did you know you can apply for up to £1,000 a year?

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Support from the county Museum Development Officer


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Latest news

Heritage Compass – apply now

Heritage Compass is a free Business Support Programme for small and medium sized heritage organisations in England. Delivered by Cause4, in partnership with Creative United and the Arts Marketing Association, the programme will help organisations (including local museums, parks, landscapes, places of worship and heritage buildings) who want to future proof their business model. The…

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Training: Museum Energy Management: Preparing for the Winter

19 October This two hour online workshop with energy management specialists Pilio will explore low and no cost interventions to help save energy in preparation for winter. It will cover energy management; energy monitoring; boiler settings; internal temperatures; fabric and drafts; lighting; night use minimisation and the use of environmental sensors. Participants will be given…

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Book now for the SHARE conference!10 November 2022 

SHARE are thrilled to announce their 2022 Conference ‘Community Culture: how museums are stronger working with their communities’, taking place at Ely Maltings on 10 November.  Explore how museums work with their communities through inspiring case studies including CIMS/Aspire Black Suffolk, the A Place to Be Project, and a line up of excellent speakers.  Volunteers nominated for the…

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Get in Touch

For all membership enquiries
Gordon Cummings (Treasurer) gcummings@fryartgallery.org

For all other enquiries
Philip Wise (Chair)

For Museum Development enquiries
Sarah Sinka

Registered charity number: 1152493

Members Meetings
  • Friday 2 June 2023, 10:30am – AGM at Copped Hall, Epping
  • Friday 1 September 2023
  • Friday 1 December 2023