Ed Hall, Courtesy the British Council Collection

International Museum Academy: UK 2016

The vision of the International Museum Academy is to provide emerging museum and gallery leaders from around the world with the knowledge and skills necessary to increase the growth and sustainability of galleries and museums in their countries.



The deadline for applications has passed.


Participants will gain exclusive access to world class collections, network with museum and gallery directors and develop strategic plans for their institutions.

Courses will offer an innovative mix of seminars with leading UK museum professionals, creative workshops, hands on sessions and ‘behind the scenes’ tours.

The programme will provide a collaborative environment for sharing best practice and exploring common challenges, as well as the opportunity to participate in a global network of alumni.

Ongoing support will be given through one-to-one mentorship.


Dates Course Partner Location Fee
1-5 August 2016 Commercial Enterprise Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Newcastle £900
8-12 August 2016 Audience Engagement National Museums Liverpool Liverpool £900
15-19 August 2016 Developing Digital Content Culture24 and Royal Pavilion & Museums Brighton £900
22-26 August 2016 Creating Contemporary Art Exhibitions Whitechapel Gallery London £900


Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

National Museums Liverpool


Royal Pavilion & Museums

Whitechapel Gallery