Project team gets thumbs up
The Tomorrow’s Museum project team has received the thumbs up at its mid-point review with the Heritage Lottery Fund. The team updated HLF with the latest concept designs and costings, and on plans for an exciting programme of public engagement activity, developed in consultation with the community. The team also reported on developments in the interpretation of the new galleries following the recent appointment of Exhibition Development Manager Elizabeth Selby.
HLF were pleased with how the project is progressing and gave the team the thumbs up to continue working towards the Stage 2 deadline. The team is now working hard to bring proposals to the level of detail needed for the May submission, with matched funding and planning permission required to be in place by the deadline.
Dorset County Museum has received one of the largest single Heritage Lottery Fund grants ever made to Dorset, a whopping £11,349,200.00!
The planned extension and redevelopment plans for Dorset County Museum have finally been given the green light by West Dorset District Council.
Highly regarded creative team Real Studios Ltd has been appointed as exhibition designers for the new galleries in Tomorrow’s Museum for Dorset
Work has started on moving some of the museum’s collection to the Old School in Grey School Passage. Purchased in March, the building will provide both temporary and long-term space for storage of collections.
The Tomorrow’s Museum project team has received the thumbs up at its mid-point review with the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Our new Natural Dorset gallery will give visitors the opportunity to discover over 200 million years of Dorset’s natural history and will allow our Natural History collection to go back on display after a period of almost 20 years in storage.
On the evening of Tuesday 9th August, the Museum welcomed members of the public to have their say on the latest outline plans for the Tomorrow’s Museum for Dorset project.
Dorset County Museum has received initial support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new Collections Discovery Centre project, it was announced today.
Dorset County Museum in Dorchester has selected architects Carmody Groarke to renovate and expand their Grade II listed building in Dorchester.