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


NMS skills sharing events

Egypt at National Museums Scotland


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