I Love Museums

I Love Museums is a campaign led by the NMDC to demonstrate the depth of support for UK museums by empowering the public to share why museums are important to them. 

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Encouraging investment

NMDC works to make the case to Government and major funders for continued investment in museums, highlighting museums' key contribution to tourism and the economy as well as to health and well-being, education, society and local communities.

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Promoting partnerships

NMDC supports and promotes museums working in partnership across the UK to deliver a huge range of projects including exhibitions, training, conservation, research, learning and community engagement.

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Working internationally

NMDC supports and promotes museums' international work, including as co-organisers of the annual Working Internationally Conference.

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Supporting learning

NMDC welcomed the publication of the Henley Review of Cultural Education and the Government's announcement of £3m for museum education.

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Promoting philanthropy

NMDC is working with Government and third sector organisations on ways to increase charitable giving to museums.

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Policy and projects

Working to drive the development of museum policy and promote best practice.  Current priorities include copyright and intellectual property, national and international partnership working and spoliation.

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NMDC newsletter

Our monthly newsletter includes updates on NMDC activities and policy news from around the UK museum sector and beyond.

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Jobs

See the NMDC jobs board for all the latest vacancies at NMDC's 44 museum, library and archive members across the UK.

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NMDC statement on the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict

NMDC has released a statement about the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict. We welcome the UK Government's commitment to ratify the Hague Convention, and hope this can be achieved swiftly.

22nd Jul 2015 »read more
Resources and new workshops for Working Internationally project

Upcoming Bristol workshop, plus themes for the next year including 'Working with China', 'Working with India', 'Working with South East Europe & the Balkans' and 'Working with the Middle East'.

13th Jul 2015 »read more
New home for ten million objects at National Museum Collections Centre in Edinburgh

The new National Museums Collection Centre has been opened in Edinburgh by Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop.

13th Jul 2015 »read more
I Love Museums

Today is the launch of I Love Museums, a new campaign led by the NMDC to demonstrate the depth of support for UK museums by empowering the public to share why museums are important to them.

10th Jun 2015 »read more
Museum and gallery visits up 20% in Scotland

New research shows the importance of museums to tourism in the country.

3rd Jun 2015 »read more
Hull plans £630k investment to improve Ferens Art Gallery

The Ferens Art Gallery will host the Turner Prize as part of the 2017 City of Culture.

3rd Jun 2015 »read more
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