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Tender for the Appointment of the Exhibition Design Team for the International Slavery Museum & Maritime Museum Transformation Project

National Museums Liverpool, whose legal name is National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (NMGM), is inviting tenders for a procurement to appoint an Exhibition Design Team which will consist of Lead Consultant and Principal Designer (the Exhibition Designer) and sub-consultant team. The team is to work with National Museum Liverpool (NML) and our community partners in developing the transformation project for both the International Slavery Museum and the Maritime Museum (ISM and MM). This will entail the creation of new galleries and learning spaces for both the International Slavery Museum and Maritime Museum in the Martin Luther King Jr Building and the Hartley Pavilion. The appointed consultants will work with NML's internal Project delivery team, external Architectural Design Team, and NML's external stakeholders and community groups to co-produce, shape and develop the gallery design through RIBA Stages 2 - 6 to deliver all elements as detailed in this Scope of Services, Project Brief and in the accompanying procurement documents. Liaison with architectural and fit-out consultants working on the wider Waterfront project will also be required as the project progresses. The team will need to demonstrate experience and an understanding of developing a project using a co-production approach with a range of stakeholders. The Exhibition Designer will act as 'Lead consultant' and Principal Designer for the Exhibition Design team, and shall provide, or procure a team of Sub-Consultants or deliver themselves as required for the services in line with the RIBA Plan of Work 2020 and as outlined within the procurement documents. Currently the scope of this project is funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Further funding applications are being sought and details are provided in the procurement documents. The Exhibition Design team are responsible for the interpretation and design development for the gallery spaces within each building and the learning spaces attached to those galleries. They will be responsible for creating an approach for all interpretive and display elements within these galleries, that works collectively and for each individual museum. To participate in a this particular opportunity, your organisation is requested to express an interest in this tender opportunity, download, complete and upload the completed procurement documents by the closing date and time (UTC) for return of submissions. Please refer to the User Guide (accessible from the 'Supplier Guidance' Menu from the In-Tend portal which provides further details. Should your organisation experience any technical difficulties with registering or using the In-Tend portal please contact In-Tend on 0845 557 8079 / 0114 407 0065 (Mondays to Fridays 8.30am to 5pm); or email IMPORTANT: Please note that this is one of several procurements that National Museums Liverpool is currently undertaking; and as an...


Tina Yu
William Brown Street
L3 8EN
United Kingdom
0151 207 0001

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Published: 31 Jan 2022, Receipt by: 2 Mar 2022