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Cultural Recovery Funds 06/08/2020

 

A summary of how to apply for Cultural Recovery Funds across the UK. »more

50 cultural projects for people shielding at home 06/08/2020

 

The Culture, Health and Wellbeing Alliance has reported on some of the best projects from across arts and museums - from activity through phone calls, to Scratch nights. »more

Museum of the Year Award will go to five winners this year 06/08/2020

 

The Art Fund has increased the shared prize by 40%. »more

National museums reopen across the UK 06/08/2020

 

Many more museums are planning to reopen during August, including most nationals. »more

Government £1.57bn package of emergency grants and loans for the cultural sector 07/07/2020

 

Distribution will be in partnership with ACE, NLHF, Historic England and other specialist bodies. »more

Guidance for museums for safe reopening from NMDC 07/07/2020

 

Plus signposting to other checklists from ICOM and AIM. »more

Exeter City Council wins landmark victory on rateable value of RAMM museum buildings 06/07/2020

 

The final ruling will set a precedent across the museum sector. »more

National Museum Directors' statement on Prime Minister's Announcement on 23 June 23/06/2020

 

The Directors of Tate, Science Museum Group, Natural History Museum, National Gallery, British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum responded to the Prime Minister's announcement on 23rd June. »more

A snapshot of European museum reopening: from Austria to Poland 04/06/2020

 

From plexiglass and sanitiser to vibrating lanyards - how museums across Europe are approaching socially distanced reopening. »more

Museums will recover – but it will be a slow process 04/06/2020

 

NMDC Chair and Science Museum Group Director Sir Ian Blatchford talks to the Telegraph about plans for reopening. »more

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