Hereford Museum Exhibition Design

Mather & Co appointed for Hereford Museum and Art Gallery.

Mather & Co are working alongside Architype Architects on the redevelopment of Hereford Museum and Art Gallery, which will see new exhibition spaces, enhanced visitor facilities and improved accessibility.

Hereford Museum Exhibition Design

Herefordshire Council has appointed Mather & Co, a leading design consultancy with extensive experience in museum and visitor attractions, to work with them to create an engaging and innovative visitor experience. Their expertise will help transform the museum's Grade II-listed building into a contemporary cultural destination for local people and tourists.

The appointment of Mather & Co has been made possible through funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, with thanks to National Lottery players.

The National Lottery Heritage Fund's support is testament to the project's significance and the museum's commitment to preserving and showcasing Herefordshire's rich cultural heritage.

Councillor Harry Bramer, cabinet member community services ad assets, said:

"We’re excited to have Mather & Co. on board for this ambitious project. Their exceptional track record in designing immersive and thought-provoking museums will help us create a truly unique and captivating experience for our visitors. Together, we look forward to crafting a space that celebrates Herefordshire’s heritage, arts and culture and inspire generations to come.”

Hereford Museum Exhibition Design

Mather & Co's appointment comes as the redevelopment moves into its next stage: developing technical designs and then construction.

Leanne Clydesdale, Content Manager, Mather & Co said: “Mather & Co are delighted to be working with Herefordshire Council on this prestigious redevelopment. We are excited to build on the existing work already undertaken, working alongside the people of Hereford to shape their museum for the future. The unique heritage and history of the region will be brought out through a closer co-development with audiences, working with stories and collections to create a strong sense of pride and ownership. We’re looking forward to starting on this next phase in what will be a flagship project for everyone.”

For more information and updates on the Hereford Museum and Art Gallery redevelopment project, please visit Developments in Hereford – Herefordshire Council or follow Herefordshire Museum Service on Facebook, Instagram and X at @herefordmuseums