£4m available in new round of DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund 04/04/2022


370 museums and galleries in England are eligible to apply to the latest round of the fund. »more

Art Fund report on the future of touring exhibitions 08/02/2022


‘Going Places: Touring and shared exhibitions in the UK’ looks at issues from sustainability to networking opportunities - and the importance of the Museums and Galleries Exhibitions Tax Relief. »more

Launch of major £14.5m projects in the Towards a National Collection research programme 05/10/2021


Projects will explore how thousands of disparate collections could be better connected in the future, harnessing new technology, »more

‘Boundless Creativity’ report looks at pandemic digital innovation 03/08/2021


Cultural sector innovation during the lockdown and how to apply the lessons to help the sector in future. »more

NPG to improve visibility of women in its collection with support from the Chanel Culture Fund 08/04/2021


‘Reframing Narratives: Women in Portraiture’ will bring greater visibility to women in its collections, as well as purchasing art and making new commissions. »more

Scottish Government triples funding for V&A Dundee, as a crucial strand of socio-economic recovery 08/04/2021


The museum will officially become Scotland's centre for design and continue to broaden partnership projects. »more

Culture GVA up 9.5% in 2019, bringing £34.6bn to the economy 11/01/2021


New figures for 2019 show DCMS sectors outperforming the rest of the economy before the coronavirus hit. »more

Commercial income unlikely to recover for ‘several years’ in Welsh museums 02/09/2020


Evidence to Senedd underlines the challenges faced by museums but points to how they can deliver social benefit across health and education. »more

National Museum Directors' statement on Prime Minister's Announcement on 23 June 23/06/2020


The Directors of Tate, Science Museum Group, Natural History Museum, National Gallery, British Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum responded to the Prime Minister's announcement on 23rd June. »more

Scottish Government publishes its Culture Strategy 06/03/2020


The Strategy comes with £1.25m for new programmes including arts programme for libraries and nurseries and support for work to diversify museum staff. »more