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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.

Collaboration Award
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.

Individual Award
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 admin@aah.org.uk


Successful Bursary Projects

2013

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
Project title:
With Henry Moore: The Gemma Levine Archive. Click here fore more information


2012

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
ECONOMY 

Studio 3 GalleryUniversity of Kent and Dr Ben Thomas
Find out more about this project: And God Cryed – John Blackburn and read the report


2011

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

Amgueddfa Cymru, National Museum of Wales and and University of Bristol
Find out more about this project: Revolutionary Dreams and read the report


2010

Manchester Museum, the Whitworth Art Gallery and the Edinburgh College of Art, University of Huddersfield and Manchester Metropolitan University
Shadow/Soni 

Watts Gallery
Find out more about this project: ‘The Irish Famine’  and read the report

Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery and University of East Anglia
Electronic learning resource 

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

Museo di Sant’Agostino Genoa, Italy and Central Saint Martins and Goldsmiths College 
Find out more about this project: 'Neue Museen'  and read the report


The AAH welcomes applications from museum professionals for the next deadline.

 

William S. Burroughs, Untitled (Assemblage), London, c. 1972-73, Silver gelatin print, Barry Miles Archive © Estate of William S. Burroughs William S. Burroughs, Untitled (Assemblage), London, c. 1972-73, Silver gelatin print, Barry Miles Archive © Estate of William S. Burroughs Olivia Plender, 'Rise
Early, Be Industrious', 2012. The Centre for Contemporary Art, Londonderry Olivia Plender, 'Rise Early, Be Industrious', 2012. The Centre for Contemporary Art, Londonderry