Applications Open: The Marsh Volunteers for Museum Learning Award 2016

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The British Museum and The Marsh Christian Trust  have announced that applications are now open for this year’s Volunteers for Museum Learning Award.

The award celebrates the contribution of volunteers in museums, galleries and heritage sites all over the United Kingdom, recognising their achievements and dedication as well as the innovative ways they are engaging with the visiting public.

There will be twelve regional winners, each of whom will receive a £500 cash prize. Additionally, an overall national winner will receive a further £2,000. The awards will be presented at the British Museum in September. Last year’s national winners were The Museum Volunteers Team at The Museum of Nottingham Life, Brewhouse Yard.

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There is a simple application form to complete with some supplementary information. The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 12 July 2016.

If volunteers are too modest to apply themselves, museums are very welcome to apply on their…

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