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Museums Day 15th May 2017 09/03/2017

 

NMDC and the Museums Association are working together on a Museums Day, which will take place on 15th May 2017. It will be a focal point for all museums to engage with local and national politicians to promote the impact that museums have across social, cultural, economic, scientific and educational spheres. »more

NMS receives £390k to explore the imperial past of 130 military collections 09/03/2017

 

A major grant to National Museums Scotland is supporting the project 'Baggage and Belonging: Military Collections and the British Empire (1750–1900)’ »more

Highlights list for 2017 09/03/2017

 

Explore a selection of highlight events and exhibitions from our members for 2017. »more

A year’s worth of visitors in six weeks for Ferens Art Gallery 09/03/2017

 

Ferens Art Gallery and other venues are having huge success in drawing crowds during Hull City of Culture. »more

Working Internationally Conference 10/02/2017

 

Some tickets remain for the 2nd March conference which will consider issues and practicalities opened up by leaving the European Union. »more

Hearts for the Arts Awards reward local authority leaders who champion culture 10/02/2017

 

Shortlist of projects and individuals which have supported culture at local government level. »more

Select Committee hearings open on the cultural industries and Brexit 10/02/2017

 

Sir Peter Bazalgette among those addressing the Select Committee on his last day in post. »more

National Army Museum reopens in March 10/02/2017

 

After three years and £23.75m investment, the museum opens with several new galleries and a space for the under 7s. »more

Countries of culture report published 06/01/2017

 

The House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport has reported on its inquiry into funding and support for the arts outside London. »more

All hands on deck: transforming volunteering in museums 06/01/2017

 

An app which increased volunteers from 40 to over 1000 at Wardown Park Museum is getting a wider rollout. »more

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