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NI Museums Council Awards Announced

We are delighted to announce that the following museums have been successful in obtaining funding during 2019-2020.

18 March 2020

NI Museums Council operated one funding programme supported by Esme Mitchell Fund

Collecting for the Future

Armagh County Museum

Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum

Linen Hall Library

Armagh Robinson Library

 

NI Museums Council operated three funding programmes supported by the Department for Communities.

Collections Care and Access

This funding is to purchase goods and services which will enhance collections care and increase access to the museum’s collections.

·         Armagh Robinson Library & No. 5 Vicar’s Hill

·         Ballycastle Museum

·         Carrickfergus Museum and Andrew Jackson Cottage

·         Craigavon Museum Service

·         Garvagh Museum

·         Linen Hall Library

·         Mount Stewart

·         Newry & Mourne Museum

·         North Down Museum

·         Somme Museum

·         Whitehead Railway Museum

 

Dementia Friendly Museums Programme

This funding supports activity which seeks to engage those living with dementia and their carers' with museums and their collections. 

·         Armagh Robinson Library & No. 5 Vicar’s Hill

·         Mid Antrim Museum

·         NI War Memorial

·         North Down Museum

·         Tower Museum

 

Playful Museums Programme

This funding is to support activity to create playful museum spaces and programming for children under 5 their parents, carers and teachers. 

·         Armagh Robinson Library & No. 5 Vicar’s Hill

·         Carrickfergus Museum

·         Hezlett House

·         Mid Antrim Museum

·         Newry & Mourne Museum

·         North Down Museum

·         Tower Museum