Select Committee hearings open on the cultural industries and Brexit 10/02/2017


Sir Peter Bazalgette among those addressing the Select Committee on his last day in post. »more

National Army Museum reopens in March 10/02/2017


After three years and £23.75m investment, the museum opens with several new galleries and a space for the under 7s. »more

Countries of culture report published 06/01/2017


The House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport has reported on its inquiry into funding and support for the arts outside London. »more

All hands on deck: transforming volunteering in museums 06/01/2017


An app which increased volunteers from 40 to over 1000 at Wardown Park Museum is getting a wider rollout. »more

Birmingham Museums Trust faces 24% cut 06/01/2017


The Trust points to the consequences for visitors, education and local businesses as it faces a larger than expected cut. »more

Arts Council announces funding plans to 2022 06/10/2016


4% more funds for National Portfolio Organisations outside London, and a £37m increase in NPO funds among the announcements. »more

Planning the museum workforce for the next decade 06/10/2016


A comprehensive report commissioned by several bodies including AIM, MGS and ACE takes stock of the workforce and calls for more diversity in the next decade. »more

Nicholas Serota to become new Chair of the Arts Council 06/10/2016


Nicholas Serota will take the post in February 2017. »more

White Paper for Culture in action 09/09/2016


Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has used her first speech to promote the Cultural Citizens programme, and her plan to pilot other ideas from the White Paper. »more

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