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BCLM begins its 1940s – 60s town 05/06/2019

 

The site will take BCLM's story to 1968 and explore themes including the rise of the teenager and the birth of the NHS. »more

Bournemouth University survey of the UK museum workforce 05/06/2019

 

Study aims to build on Character Matters report and develop an organisational culture supportive of the museum workforce. »more

APPG report recommends making wellbeing the goal of Government policy 05/06/2019

 

Report suggests spending an extra £10bn within five years on areas including mental health, teaching and social care. »more

DCMS Committee advocates scaling up work in report on the social impact of culture 05/06/2019

 

The report considers breaking the cycle of crime, opportunities through education, improving health, social prescribing, regenerating communities and maximising social impact. »more

The Art of Innovation: BBC and Science Museum join forces 08/05/2019

 

An exhibition and Radio 4 series will explore 250 years of arts and science using museum objects and stories. »more

UK local authorities spend less on culture than ‘almost any country in Europe’ 08/05/2019

 

New data from the Budapest Observatory compares countries across Europe and finds former communist countries are investing the most. »more

Film shows Cornwall museums opening up the sector through new recruitment 08/05/2019

 

CMP offers a variety of ways into the sector including paid apprenticeships and internships. »more

Museum of the Year shortlist – from a battleship to a Prince's court 08/05/2019

 

Shortlist includes entries from all four UK countries for the £100k annual prize. »more

Digital Highlights 2019 04/04/2019

 

A selection of the digital projects NMDC member museums are working on during 2019. »more

Art Fund announces recipients in first year of the Headley Fellowships scheme 04/04/2019

 

Seven curators receive funding of £200k so they can pursue research projects. »more

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