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Working Internationally Regional Project

This article features a new opportunity for museums, galleries and heritage sites to work internationally. Information has been created by our friends at The Culture Diary.

Working International Regional Project aims to develop the long-term capacity for regional and local museums, galleries and heritage sites to work internationally. We asked Co-ordinator Dana Andrew why museums and galleries should go global and what support is out there.

What are the top three benefits for going international?

  • To raise your profile nationally and internationally
  • To build partnerships – and in doing so, share skills, knowledge and expertise
  • To get new perspectives on your current practice what other museums and galleries are doing around the world.

What has Working Internationally Regional Project done so far?

We identified the international ambitions of regional and local museums and galleries through surveys and research.  We developed workshops in response to this that explored previous experiences and included facilitated peer-to-peer learning, which we have published online.

What can we expect from you in the future?

We will continue to expand our initial research through surveying and meetings. We would love to hear from museums and galleries about obstacles they face when working internationally (get in touch here). We will also be offering a small number of international travel grants for smaller museums and galleries who want to develop new opportunities through international partnerships

To contribute to the research, or find out more about the workshops and grants get in contact with Dana Andrew here.

What's On

Big Heart 2017

Various Locations

Monday 01 May 2017 – Thursday 30 November 2017

Radical Clay: Teaching with the greatest potters of the 1960s

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Rd, Bristol BS8 1RL

Saturday 22 July 2017 – Sunday 10 June 2018

Sculpture Class at Bath Artists' Studios

Bath Artists' Studios, The Old Malthouse, Comfortable Place, Upper Bristol Road, Bath, BA1 3AJ

Thursday 07 September 2017 – Thursday 14 December 2017

Visual Arts South West

Working towards a South West where talented artists thrive, and a resilient and connected visual arts ecology that inspires more engaged and diverse audiences to value and advocate for its work.

Part of the Contemporary Visual Arts Network

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