Happy Museum have a formal partnership with  Julie’s Bicycle building on past work together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable and climate resilient cultural sector which fosters the wellbeing of people, place and planet.

Other Partners

We are also grateful to work in partnership with the following:

A sister project in Switzerland was initiated by Helvetas as part of their Global Happiness Exhibition.

Developed from the Happy Museum’s ongoing work, Playful Places
has been set up in response to the needs of sector professionals and their
desire for more training on play.

We worked with Culture24 on their action research project Lets Get Real 6 focusing on digital social value in museums.

People United supported Happy Museum from 2015/18 to undertake a review of its work, develop a 5-year plan and set up an independent CIC.

We partnered with the Cantie Museum group on potential to develop Happy Museum in Scotland


Happy Museum is grateful to have received funding from the following organisations:

Arts Council England (2012 – 2018)

CyMAL (2012-3)

Paul Hamlyn Foundation (2011/12 and 2018)