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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

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

‘Everywhere Dippy has gone, visitor numbers have gone through the roof’ 04/04/2019

 

ALVA visitor figures for 2018 shed light on what was popular across the UK - including dinosaurs, terracotta warriors and all things Scotland. »more

Manchester Museum in unique collaboration to commemorate the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 06/03/2019

 

Manchester Museum has co-curated a unique exhibition with the Partition Museum, Amritsar. »more

Ceramics to Coptic socks: National Museum of Scotland completes £80m gallery transformation 06/03/2019

 

Ancient Egypt, East Asia and Ceramics galleries open. »more

Government consults on proposed changes to the Treasure Act 05/02/2019

 

The Government is proposing to widen the definition of treasure. »more

British Museum launches sophisticated database to spot looted Egyptian artefacts 05/02/2019

 

Data and curatorial expertise will combine to track thousands of items and spot those with false provenance. »more

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