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Search for Museum of the Year is launched 07/05/2021

 

A simplified application process, and increased prize money for runners up, in recognition of a tough year for museums. »more

Report reveals the impact of trusts and foundations in supporting the cultural sector 07/05/2021

 

Covering the 19 largest trusts and foundations, it gives the big picture of their role in the funding ecosystem for the first time. »more

Florence Nightingale Museum to reopen for one day each month 07/05/2021

 

It will also welcome groups and school visits by appointment, following additional support from the Cultural Recovery Fund. »more

National Gallery aims to become a ‘hybrid digital institution’ in its five year plan 07/05/2021

 

It plans to reach an audience of 'hundreds of millions' online in the run up to its 200th anniversary. »more

Maria Balshaw appointed as new NMDC Chair 08/04/2021

 

Reyahn King, Chief Executive of York Museums Trust and Tristram Hunt, Director of the V&A are also newly appointed to NMDC's Executive Committee. »more

Updated NMDC Good Practice Guidelines for Reopening Museums 08/04/2021

 

Check the new guidance, including new track and trace rules. »more

Budget includes £408m recovery package for culture 05/03/2021

 

Support includes £90m for national museums and cultural bodies and £20m for cultural projects in regional towns and cities. »more

New Passivhaus building at Hull Maritime project will be exceptionally energy efficient 05/03/2021

 

The planned building has been described by Hull City Council as “one of the most energy efficient buildings in the UK’s cultural and heritage sector”. »more

Former IKEA building in Coventry to become major art store and museum 05/03/2021

 

The site will house the Arts Council Collection, British Council Collection as well as being home to some local holdings. »more

Communicating Archaeology – case studies for engaging with collections 05/03/2021

 

Report on various archaeology-driven projects, exhibitions and events in museums shows how the subject can be used to both take the very long view and proactively drive change. »more

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