Museums & Exhibitions Bursary Awards
Funding for Academic Collaborations with Museums & Galleries
The Museums and Exhibitions Group administers two bursary schemes each offering an award twice a year.
The Collaboration Award is primarily intended to foster collaboration, especially between museum professionals and academics (FE or HE affiliated or independent) towards an event, publication, exhibition or display.
The Individual Awards is offered to provide financial assistance for museum professionals to undertake original research towards a publication, exhibition or display.
Download the Guidelines and Application Form (for both schemes)
Applicants to each scheme can apply for any amount between £200 and £5000.
The award is tenable for a maximum of 12 months and can only be used for one project. There are two application periods per year for both awards.
Application deadlines for both awards: 1st May or 1st November
Next deadline: 1 November 2014
For further information about the AAH Bursary Schemes for Academics and Museum Professionals and to download an application form please click here. Please direct any queries to the AAH Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful Bursary Projects
Photographers’ Gallery, London and Manchester Metropolitan Museum, with Dr Patricia Allmer and Dr John Sears. Read their Report.
Exhibition: Taking Shots: the Photography of William S Burroughs (see image). Click here for more information
Tate and Chelsea College of Art and Design , with Ann Harezlak in collaboration with Jennifer Mundy
With Henry Moore: The Gemma Levine Archive. Click here fore more information
Tate Liverpool and Winchester School of Art, Archives of Art Criticism at the University of Rennes
Art, Criticism and the Forces of Globalisation
Stills, Scotland's Centre for Photography, Edinburgh, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh
Lady Lever Art Gallery and Dr Pamella Gerrish Nunn
Find out more about this project: A Pre-Raphaelite Journey: Eleanor Fortescue Brickdale
Torquay Museum and University of Aberdeen
Find out more about this project: Marvellous Marble: South Devon’s Forgotten Industry and read the report
Manchester Museum, the Whitworth Art Gallery and the Edinburgh College of Art, University of Huddersfield and Manchester Metropolitan University
Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery and University of East Anglia
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter and University of Plymouth
Find out more about this project: 'Into the Light: French and British painting from Impressionism to the 1920s' and read the report
The AAH welcomes applications from museum professionals for the next deadline.