News

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

We Make Tomorrow: recording now available 06/03/2020

 

A recording of the We Make Tomorrow conference, which considered leadership in the cultural sector in the light of climate change, is now available. »more

‘A planetary emergency’: NHM places climate at the centre of its strategy to 2031 06/02/2020

 

New exhibition spaces, an 'Urban Nature Project' and public engagement among plans to 'make an impact far beyond our physical limits'. »more

Horniman publishes more detail of plan to become carbon neutral by 2040 06/02/2020

 

Museum plans to hire a new Climate and Ecology Action co-ordinator as well as refreshing galleries with the 'Nature and Love' project. »more

Boris Johnson launches UK Year of Climate Action at the Science Museum 06/02/2020

 

SMG also announces a season of events including the first major exhibition on carbon capture. »more

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