Resources

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Past ACCES Workshops

Please use the following links to view reports and skills-sharing documents from past ACCES workshops:

ACCES and Petrie Museum Papyrus Workshop

ACCES Workshop and AGM 2017. Casts, Models and Reproductions

Curator’s Top Tips: Exhibitions on a Budget

ACCES Workshop and AGM 2016. Exhibiting Egypt: Ancient Histories, Modern Interpretations

ACCES workshops 2015

Egyptology in the North-West: Contextualising your Collection

ACCES Distribution Lists Report

ACCES Object Marks report

Exposing objects

Egyptian and Sudanese collections resources

Cornucopia: an online database of information about more than 6,000 collections in the UK’s museums, galleries, archives and libraries

Digital Egypt for Universities: an online resource drawing on the collections of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology created in 2000-2003.

Egypt Exploration Society: the Society continues to support projects in Egypt and houses an important archive of its excavations since its founding in 1882.

UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology: contains archives relating to the work of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt (BSAE), the Egyptian Research Account (ERA) and Flinders Petrie’s independently sponsored excavations.

Artefacts of Excavation: AHRC-funded collaborative project based at the University of Oxford, mapping the distribution of objects from British excavations in Egypt from 1880-1980

Regional ACCES Resources

North West

Egypt at Manchester Museum

Egypt at World Museum Liverpool

Scotland

NMS skills sharing events

Egypt at National Museums Scotland

Wales

Views of an Antique Land: Imaging Egypt and Palestine in the First World War

Egypt Centre, Swansea: Search the Collections

Funding streams and Awards

The Jodi Awards: for best use of technology to widen access to information, learning, collections and creativity for disabled people in museums, libraries, archives and heritage

Esmée Fairbairn Collections Fund: run by the Museums Association, focuses on time-limited collections work outside the scope of an organisation’s core resources

Daphne Bullard Trust: Grants of up to £1000 for textile conservation and display

See also:

The Museums Association ‘Museums Practice’ page for advice on fundraising

The Association of Independent Museums list of Sources of External Funding, containing over 40 key grant-making organisations