UK Museum COP 06/11/2023


UK museums, sector bodies and funders took part in the first UK Museum COP at Tate Modern on 31st October 2023 to secure consensus on collective action to decarbonise the sector and mitigate the impacts of the climate and biodiversity crises. »more

More good news on business rates – and 31st March deadline for 2017 appeals 22/02/2023


More good news on business rates – but museums urged to lodge 2017 appeals before 31st March deadline »more

NMDC response to Arts Council's NPO 2023-26 funding announcements 08/11/2022


NMDC statement in response to the announcements of Arts Council's NPO funding for 2023-26. »more

ACE announces NPO decisions, including expanded support for regional museums 07/11/2022


Arts Council England has announced the recipients of National Portfolio Funding for the period 2023–26. »more

Manchester Museum to reopen in February 07/11/2022


After the £15m renovation the museum will have a co-curated South Asian Gallery and flourishing vivarium »more

DCMS committee calls for action on ‘existential threat’ to culture from cost of living crisis 07/11/2022


A new report from the cross party DCMS Committee has called for urgent financial support and new regional funding for culture. »more

Art Fund opens grants scheme to museums for its nature-based Great Escape programme 05/10/2022


The Art Fund’s major Great Escape programme is inviting museums to use their collections to engage primary school children with the natural world. »more

AIM cost of living survey – plus comment from the sector on affording bills 05/10/2022


Half of museums think they can absorb cost of living in the short but not long term. »more

National Gallery launches ‘pay what you wish’ scheme in response to cost of living crisis 05/10/2022


Tickets to its Lucian Freud exhibition are as little as £1 on Friday evenings. »more

Museum of Homelessness finds first permanent venue in Finsbury Park 05/10/2022


'Stories people won't hear anywhere else' plus practical support for homeless people. »more