Museum bodies call for action on a ‘quiet crisis’ in funding and building maintenance 08/10/2019


NMDC, the Museums Association and Art Fund have written a joint open letter to Government. »more

Record year for objects acquired through the AiL and Cultural Gifts schemes 08/10/2019


46 objects or collections worth £58.6m acquired for the nation in 2018 - 19. »more

Partners announced for new round of Museum Futures scheme for non-graduates 08/10/2019


Nine participant museums are now offering taster days for potential applicants. »more

Wallace Collection takes ‘transformative’ step to begin making loans for the first time 08/10/2019


Museum now in talks with London, Los Angeles and Vienna about possible lending. »more

Open letter to The Times on 'quiet crisis' in museums 30/09/2019


NMDC, MA and Art Fund have written an open letter to Government on the risks to museum collections and infrastructure after a decade of cuts. »more

Visit Britain statistics show 6% rise in English museum visits 10/09/2019


2018 figures show that the North West performed particularly strongly, driven by World Museum Liverpool and IWM North. »more

Derby Museums among those sharing £7.1m from ACE for Leadership development 10/09/2019


The Trust will work with two US partners on an innovative cross-sectoral programme. »more

Spending Round 2019: an overview 10/09/2019


Government announces above-inflation settlements in 2019 Spending Round »more

NMDC Response to the 2019 Spending Review 10/09/2019


NMDC welcomes inflationary rise after a decade of cuts. »more

Museum Partnership report offers a first in-depth analysis of the work of national museums 09/08/2019


DCMS report gives a wide-ranging view of national and international work during 2017 - 18. »more

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