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NLHF gives £1m support to 17 projects to support digital volunteering 03/12/2021

 

Volunteers will work with a Multilingual Digital Platform at Manchester Museum, and will learn skills including audio editing at Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust, »more

ACE Private Investment in Culture survey 03/12/2021

 

Survey will look back over three years to bring pre- and post-pandemic insights to the sector. »more

New Curriculum for Wales offers opportunities for museums and heritage sites 03/12/2021

 

The new curriculum is focused on skills development and sophistication of understanding, creativity and a sense of belonging. »more

A snapshot of fluctuating visitor figures in the UK and globally 03/12/2021

 

2021 footfall in museums estimated to be around 40 - 50% of pre-pandemic numbers, as visitor figures slowly improve. »more

NMS and NMM lead £250k community-led research project to tell diaspora stories 03/12/2021

 

The work will enable organisations around the UK to create new research projects with South Asian, African and African-Caribbean diaspora community groups. »more

NHM’s tracker reveals that the UK's low biodiversity 05/11/2021

 

Museum's International Biodiversity Trends Explorer will be used to shape discussion at COP15 Convention on Biological Diveristy. »more

£150k award for Civic Arts Organisations opens for a second year 05/11/2021

 

Significant prize for cultural organisations working with communities seeks applications. »more

More opportunities for museums in revised National Lottery Project Grants 05/11/2021

 

A wider group of museums can now apply, including non-accredited museums, plus more early career opportunities. »more

What are museums for? 05/11/2021

 

Fitzwilliam Museum looks at 21st century museums in a new podcast series. »more

Major £950k Curating for Change project offers work placements for d/Deaf and disabled people 05/11/2021

 

Fellowships and shorter Traineeships are available in 20 museums across England. »more

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