DCMS Wolfson latest awards - January 2019

DCMS Wolfson latest awards

Thirty-five museums and galleries across the country have received grants of up to £300,000 under the £4 million DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund (see below). The winners were announced today by Paul Ramsbottom, Chief Executive of the Wolfson Foundation and Michael Ellis, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.  For more information on the announcement, see the news page.

Map of museums and galleries who received funding

  

Museum / Gallery

Project

Award

Cannon Hall Museum

Cracking Ceramics!

£60,000

Black Country Living Museum

BCLM: Forging Ahead, Cast-Iron Houses

£90,000

Bucks County Museum

Touch of Bucks Gallery Redevelopment

£200,000

Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust

Essential Enhancements to the Victorian Ropery Gallery and Visitor Experience

£100,000

Chetham's Library

Opening up Chetham's Library

£25,500

Courtauld Gallery

Courtauld Connects

£100,000

Derby Silk Mill

Museum of Making at Derby Silk Mill - Enhancing the temporary exhibition space

£90,000

Dorset County Museum

Tomorrow's Museum for Dorset: Collections Care and Access

£175,000

The Geffrye Museum of the Home

Unlocking the Geffrye: Collections Study Room and Reading Lounge

£90,000

Horniman Museums and Gardens

Music in the Making - Gallery Improvements

£90,000

Hull Maritime Museum

Hull: Yorkshire's Maritime City

£150,000

IWM London

Transforming IWM London: Phase 2

£100,000

London Transport Museum

London's Transport at War - bringing the story to life

£82,500

Luton Culture

Hat Works - The renovation and reanimation of the heritage of Luton's industrial past

£100,000

Manchester Museum

Manchester Museum: hello future

£190,000

Museum of East Anglian Life

Heritage Farm: enabling the masterplan

£250,000

National Holocaust Centre

Enhancing the Visitor Experience at The National Holocaust Centre and Museum

£31,000

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Investment in infrastructure to support our developing  major temporary exhibition programme

£96,500

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

The Story of Nottingham Lace: a new Lace Gallery in Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

£200,000

Oriental Museum Durham

Silk Road Gallery

£50,000

People's History Museum

Improving Storage at the People's History Museum

£25,000

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Petrie and Edwards: Gateway to the World of Eqyptology

£110,000

Pitt Rivers Museum

Engaging the senses: activating the Pitt Rivers Museum's Photograph and Sound Collections through digital audio-visual technology

£70,500

The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery

'Operation Spitfire'

£210,000

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Reinterpretation and Reconnecting Project

£115,500

Science Museum

London: Science City

£70,000

Southampton City Art Gallery

Lighting Up

£98,000

SS Great Britain

SS Great Britain environmental monitoring improvement and Conservation in Action display

£50,000

Stephenson Railway Museum

Pioneers from the Dawn of Railways: Killingworth Billy & the Willington Waggonway (The Stephensons - North Tyneside to the world)

£94,500

Sunderland Museum

Sunderland Museum, Library and Winter Gardens Development (Phase 2 - Increasing Audiences)

£156,000

Tank Museum

Second World war Galleries Redisplay (Phase 1)

£120,000

Tate Britain

Tate Britain New Displays 2020: Gallery Improvements

£70,500

The Wilson

Observation, Imagination and Making; 100 years on Ernest Gimson and the Arts and Crafts Movement

£100,00

Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery

'Dressed to Impress': Showcasing a collection of national significance; transforming a historic space

£252,500

Weston Park

Stories from Ancient Egypt to Sheffield

£187,000