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

Lifejackets, punk and prisons: new toolkit explores contemporary collecting 09/08/2019


Museums Development North West offers an introduction for beginners. »more

DCMS Committee recommends UK Garden Cities programme 09/08/2019


Report argues for a strong cultural component and highlights the link between garden design and the arts. »more

Lancashire commits £1m to mill museums ahead of possible National Trust takeover 09/08/2019


County Council offers support for up to two years. »more

Turner's 'Walton Bridges' is accessioned by Norwich Castle Museum 09/08/2019


First JMW Turner painting to enter a collection in the East of England. »more

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