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Updates from the NWFed Chair – May 2024
Our Chair, Helen Fairs, shares some updates from the NWFed board, including changes to the team, what we've been up to in recent months and tweaks to our small grants scheme. It was October last year at our Annual General Meeting that I started my role as Chair of NWFed, which equally feels like just yesterday and a long time ...
Wed May 1
Co-production & Working with Communities (plus our AGM)
People's History Museum, Manchester Join us for our next event for NWFed membersWednesday 6th July 2022, 10.00 - 4.00pm BOOK HERE At this one-day conference at the People’s History Museum (#Art Fund Museum of the Year 2022 finalist and Activist Museum 2021-22 Winner) in Manchester we will discuss the ways in which museums in the North West are working with ...
Wed May 11
NWFED News: Introducing New NWFED Board Member – Dwight Clarke
Dwight is our newest member of the NWFed board and joined us in summer 2021, bringing extensive experience in the creative industries in a wide range of roles. He has worked on a number of of fine art and community projects, gaining hands-on experience of working with the general public as a workshop and gallery assistant and also taking on ...
Tue Feb 1
NWFED NEWS: Introducing New NWFED Board Member – Andy Pearce
Andy Pearce has over 30 years experience in the museum sector in the North West in roles ranging from Education Officer to Director. He has worked in a wide range of heritage organisations from small independents to large nationals, from charitable trusts to local authorities and has had responsibility for the care and display of many different types of collections ...
Sun Aug 18
NWFED NEWS: Introducing New Board Member – Gordon Chancellor
Gordon Chancellor moved to Stockport in February 2019 from the East of England, where he had been the Museum Development Officer (MDO) for Cambridgeshire since 2013. Gordon is now freelance and keen to work with museums in the North West. His museum career started as a geologist at the Oxford University Museum in the 1980s, before being appointed Curator of ...
Sun Aug 18
NEWS: Introducing New NWFED Board Member, Alex Walker
The NWFed is pleased to announce the appointment of new Board member, Alex Walker, who is currently acting as the North West's representative of the Museums Association. Despite recently retiring from her position as Head of Arts and Heritage at the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Alex is continuing to remain highly active within the sector across the North West and nationally. Alex recently become ...
Tue Sep 13