‘Not So Grim Up North’ TWAM publishes the results of its museums and wellbeing project 07/12/2018


Mapping how to do good work in museums with those with dementia, stroke and mental health problems. »more

British Council explores the growth of ‘soft power superpowers’ 07/12/2018


As Western countries invest less in international cultural institutions, Asia and South America are racing to open new centres. »more

Analysing the museum audience: from ‘Facebook families’ to ‘Commuterland culturebuffs’ 07/12/2018


A new Audience Agency report segments museum visitors in revealing ways. »more

Terracotta Warriors generate £78m for Liverpool 06/11/2018


600,000 visitors saw the exhibition from February to October, with three quarters saying they visited Liverpool specifically to see it. »more

Report advocates ‘flatter, facilitative and more diverse leadership’ 10/10/2018


King's College London publishes 'Transforming Leadership in arts, museums and libraries' to feed into the thinking for ACE's next ten-year plan. »more

V&A Dundee opens in mid-September after eight-year development 11/09/2018


Architect hopes the new building will be a 'living room for the city'. »more

IWM pilot institute seeks to deepen public understanding of conflict 11/09/2018


A collaboration between the museum and academics seeks to give a more nuanced view of complex wars. »more

A New Enlightenment: Strengthening Civic Museums 09/07/2018

The English Civic Museums Network (ECMN) has published a new report: The Future of Civic Museums: A Think Piece. The think piece, authored by Peter Latchford of Black Radley Ltd, was commissioned to examine the particular qualities, value and importance of civic museums, identify the current challenges they face and explore what they should do to thrive and become more relevant and resilient in the future. »more

British Council report on trust in international relations 09/07/2018


British Council’s international survey finds museums are among the most trusted UK institutions »more

Tate St Ives wins Museum of the Year 09/07/2018


Judges praise the 'breathtakingly beautiful' gallery extension. »more

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