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APPG launches research project to increase diversity and inclusion 04/05/2020

 

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Creative Diversity is going ahead with a year-long research project into ‘what works’ to increase diversity and inclusion in the sector, with initial meetings taking place virtually. »more

#MuseumFromHome festival in partnership with BBC Arts becomes top trend in the UK 04/05/2020

 

On April 30th the BBC ran a day-long #MuseumfromHome event across television, radio and social media, celebrating the work and collections of museums of all sizes across the country. »more

Sarehole Mill turns gift shop into community food shop 04/05/2020

 

The site is now offering freshly baked bread to the local community, using a bakehouse which it launched just weeks before lockdown. »more

Culture helps out 07/04/2020

 

Museums, archives and arts bodies donate supplies to the NHS. »more

Statements from the sector on Covid 19 07/04/2020

 

Three statements from the past month on what the sector is doing - and who to approach if your museum faces a 'significant threat'. »more

Fish feeding and home museums 07/04/2020

 

A snapshot of what museums are offering audiences as digital engagement grows fast. »more

NAO’s investigation into museum estate 07/04/2020

 

Report reveals underfunding and deterioration in need of urgent attention once through the covid crisis. »more

Conference: Museums and galleries responding to the climate and ecological crisis 06/03/2020

 

The conference will cover: reducing energy consumption, sustainable exhibition practice, activating the public, sustainable approaches to international working and encouraging biodiversity at museum and gallery sites. »more

Future Collect: first acquisition to broaden UK art collections will be for Manchester Art Gallery 06/03/2020

 

A commission from Jade Monserrat will be displayed with a related programme of workshops at the museum. »more

Scottish Government publishes its Culture Strategy 06/03/2020

 

The Strategy comes with £1.25m for new programmes including arts programme for libraries and nurseries and support for work to diversify museum staff. »more

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