Culture Recovery Fund – Round 2


2nd April 2021 Pen Museum Museum Update.

Absolutely thrilled to have been awarded funding as part of the Culture Recovery Fund.

Andy Munro, Chair of the Trustees of the Pen Museum said;  

“The Pen Museum Trustees and Volunteers are grateful for the continued support from the Arts Council and the Government Cultural Recovery Fund.  It will help with our work towards re-opening and welcoming visitors again.  Taking its place in the important cultural life and heritage of Birmingham. 

The funds are lifeline and support the important work of improving visitor experience, digitisating the collections for better access and social history projects opening up new learning around the women and children that worked in the Pen Industry during 19th century.”

Arts Council England


Full Press Release

And we are #HereForCulture too.  #HereForCulture is a movement that unites the public, government and cultural organisations in support of our fantastic cinemas, theatres, music venues, museums, galleries and heritage. We want people to make sure that where they are able to visit local culture venues in their communities, they do so in a covid secure way. Plus, with more and more culture being curated online, there is no better time to support and enjoy all the new and exciting ways culture is available to us. By being #HereForCulture, we aren’t just supporting the people in the industry, we’re also supporting communities across the country.