Supporting Museums

Our team supports museums in many ways through the partnership. This include participation in working groups, marketing, community engagement, training, funding, and promotion of best practices. 

Supporting Museums case studies

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Trustee recruitment

Trustee recruitment for Wessex Museums Trustee recruitment is an ongoing challenge throughout the museums and arts sector. Here is how Wessex Museums ran a successful

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Sawfish are also called carpenter sharks...but they are rays, not sharks!

There’s also a species called a sawshark, but that’s, well, a shark!

What the heck is a lek?

Males great bustards perform spectacular courtship displays, gathering at a ‘lek’ or small display ground to try to impress the females.

Road Runner!

The great bustard has a dignified slow walk but tends to run when disturbed, rather than fly.

Belly Buster!

The hen-bird on display at The Salisbury Museum was one of the last great bustards to be eaten in the town!

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