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On the Front Line: Arctic Museums and Climate Change 07/10/2021

 

Coinciding with COP26, museums located in, or representing the Arctic will address climate change and its imminent threat to indigenous communities in the region. »more

BBC’s Art That Made Us Festival announced in collaboration with museums and galleries 07/10/2021

 

Coinciding with a new major series on BBC Two of the same name, the festival will spotlight examples of the creativity included in UK collections. »more

‘Excellence in Essex’: Firstsite Colchester wins Museum of the Year 2021 05/10/2021

 

Contemporary art gallery which displays historic and modern forms is close to its community - and offers free school meals in its café every school holiday. »more

Creative Majority report calls for sector-wide action on equality of access to the cultural sector 05/10/2021

 

The report by the APPG for Creative Diversity is one of three this month discussing what action needs to be taken. »more

Launch of major £14.5m projects in the Towards a National Collection research programme 05/10/2021

 

Projects will explore how thousands of disparate collections could be better connected in the future, harnessing new technology, »more

NLS leads partnership to preserve fragile record of Covid-19 health information and misinformation 05/10/2021

 

Project will capture the tweets, blogs and new stories that tell the story of the pandemic. »more

Study shows wellbeing benefits of visiting a museum are stronger in deprived areas 09/09/2021

 

However, these areas need a greater variety of cultural provision. »more

Culture at COP website launches to showcase the sector’s climate work 09/09/2021

 

Contribute your event or programme to be part of the global. conversation. »more

National Lottery Days Out Campaign offers public vouchers for off season visits to attractions 09/09/2021

 

Apply to be a participating venue with vouchers reimbursed by the scheme. »more

‘Boundless Creativity’ report looks at pandemic digital innovation 03/08/2021

 

Cultural sector innovation during the lockdown and how to apply the lessons to help the sector in future. »more

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