News

NMDC and MA respond to UK consultation on ivory 11/01/2018

 

Sector responses as government prepares for most ivory sales to become illegal and China bans the trade. »more

Law Commission’s programme for law reform includes museum collections 11/01/2018

 

Reform will make it easier to deal with collection items with no acquisition records. »more

Things are better than you think – Manchester Museum pilots a values-based approach 11/01/2018

 

Practical effects of a 'values' based approach on everything from visitor-volunteer relations, to donations and the museum shop. »more

Eleven bids to the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund 07/12/2017

 

Bids include museum proposals in Blackpool, Cumbria and Liverpool. »more

Museums reaching whole communities: record figures in Edinburgh and Manchester 07/12/2017

 

Both museums have tripled visitors over a decade. »more

NMDC responds to Mendoza Review 07/12/2017

 

Read NMDC's response to The Mendoza Review and the Strategic review of DCMS-sponsored national museums. »more

DCMS launches Heritage Statement 07/12/2017

 

DCMS has published a Heritage Statement, giving the government’s ‘direction and priorities’ for heritage in the next few years. »more

Review of the Heritage Lottery Fund and National Heritage Memorial Fund 07/12/2017

 

DCMS has published its findings following a Review of HLF and NHMF. »more

Julie’s Bicycle publishes Museums Environmental Framework 07/12/2017

 

The report describes progress and brings together examples of innovation and good practice from across the sector. »more

Interviewing the amygdala: National Trust uses MRI machine for research 06/11/2017

 

Insights about reactions to heritage from brain scanning. »more

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