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

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

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

Mapping the museum sector 06/02/2020


Major report looks at the history and extent of independent museums from 1960 - 2020. »more

£250k awarded by NLHF for Geographic Museum Forums in Scotland 06/02/2020


New funding and facilitator post to support the sector. »more

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